Presentation Title

Clean Air Is Everyone's Right

Presenter Information

Georgia BakerFollow

Major

Public Health

Anticipated Graduation Year

2023

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

This presentation outlines how elevated levels of cadmium and arsenic caused by Bullseye Glass Company in Portland, Oregon kickstarted the state's action taken to help mitigate further air pollution. As a result of this case, the Cleaner Air Oregon initiation was enacted and this helped to create new standards for the air quality, for all of Oregon’s residents.

Faculty Mentors & Instructors

Dr. Justin Harbison, PhD, Parkinson's School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Streaming Media

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
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Clean Air Is Everyone's Right

This presentation outlines how elevated levels of cadmium and arsenic caused by Bullseye Glass Company in Portland, Oregon kickstarted the state's action taken to help mitigate further air pollution. As a result of this case, the Cleaner Air Oregon initiation was enacted and this helped to create new standards for the air quality, for all of Oregon’s residents.