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EPA awards ODEQ $466k to improve diesel monitoring, help protect Portland’s most vulnerable https://t.co/Oe8qYTV9U2

EPA awards ODEQ $466k to improve diesel monitoring, help protect Portland’s most vulnerable ODEQ and research partners committed to better protecting city’s most sensitive citizens 05/04/2018 Contact Information: Mark MacIntyre ([email protected] ) 206-553-7302 Portland, OR - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality $466,276 to research better ways to monitor diesel exhaust to help protect Portland’s most vulnerable citizens. To conduct this critically important research, ODEQ is partnering with local colleges, community groups and government agencies. In this comprehensive effort, Portland State University and Reed College will lead the research seeking better ways to measure diesel emissions impacts in specific Portland locations to better understand health impacts on certain demographic groups - including l...

Full article: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-awards-odeq-466k-imp...

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