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Bullseye & Uroboros air pollution problems

Postby Mark Wright » Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:20 am

I ran across this news article on Facebook dated Feb. 14, 2016:
"Bullseye Glass, Southeast Portland’s globally renowned supplier of art and architectural glass, altered its production processes this week in response to concerns about the factory’s effect on local air quality.
Bullseye has passed Oregon Department of Environmental Quality tests twice in the past year but, nonetheless, last Wednesday The Portland Mercury broke the news that the state DEQ believed Bullseye was behind high levels of arsenic and cadmium in the air in Southeast Portland.
“We understand the concerns and take public health and the environment seriously,” Bullseye Glass responded in a press release. “That is why, upon being contacted by DEQ last week, we made a voluntary decision to suspend the use of cadmium and arsenic in our glass-making process.”

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Re: Bullseye & Uroboros air pollution problems

Postby Brad Walker » Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:00 am

Already a thread on this: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=42369

And several related topics in the Business Forum.

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Re: Bullseye & Uroboros air pollution problems

Postby Terry Gallentine » Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:25 pm

This is hearsay, but what I heard was that Bullseye was quite a bit behind schedule in regard to air quality testing. This plus them maintaining their manufacturing facility in a residential area and not changing their formulations to minimize the amounts of cadmium and arsenic are going to present problems for them.

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Re: Bullseye & Uroboros air pollution problems

Postby Marty » Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:15 pm

...and for us.

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Re: Bullseye & Uroboros air pollution problems

Postby Morganica » Sat Feb 20, 2016 7:58 pm

Terry Gallentine wrote:This is hearsay, but what I heard was that Bullseye was quite a bit behind schedule in regard to air quality testing. This plus them maintaining their manufacturing facility in a residential area and not changing their formulations to minimize the amounts of cadmium and arsenic are going to present problems for them.

Yes, it is hearsay.
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