Oregon authorities accuse EPA of delaying, weakening Portland Harbor cleanup plan

A map of the Willamette River showing the Portland Harbor Superfund Site. (Map courtesy Environmental Protection Agency).{ } PORTLAND, Ore. — Gov. Kate Brown, the city of Portland and environmental groups are urging the Trump administration not to delay a major cleanup operation at Portland Harbor. The 10-mile stretch of the Willamette River is a Superfund cleanup site contaminated with many hazardous substances. It was placed on the Environmental Protection Agency’s…