Frequently Asked Questions - General Questions

Questions that don't fit one of the more specific categories.

The Portland Harbor Superfund Site study area is the Willamette River between Sauvies Island (River Mile 1.9) and the Broadway Bridge (River Mile 11.8).

The Lower Willamette Group (LWG) is composed of the ten parties who signed a legal agreement with EPA to conduct the remedial investigation and feasibility study of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site and four other parties who have contributed financially to teh project.  The LWG is a small subset of potentially responsible parties identified by EPA.
The LWG has paid the costs of the Remedial Investigation and is conducting the development of the Feasibility Study.
Members of the LWG are:

  1. Arkema Inc.
  2. Bayer CropScience, Inc.
  3. BNSF Railway Company
  4. Chevron USA Inc.
  5. City of Portland
  6. ConocoPhillips Company
  7. Gunderson LLC
  8. Kinder Morgan Liquids Terminals
  9. NW Natural
  10. Evraz Inc. NA, dba Evraz Oregon Steel
  11. Port of Portland
  12. Siltronic Coproration
  13. TOC Holdings Co.
  14. Union Pacific Railroad Company

CAG is short for Community Advisory Group, which refers to the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group.  See the About page.