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I had joined OEC several years before, and had been a home-based volunteer. Don Waggoner, OEC’s president, had a large volume of correspondence relating to his evaluation of Oregon’s Bottle Bill. I had an electric type-writer, and volunteered. On the strength of this, Larry took a chance and hired me. I think he hoped my “people skills” would make up for my typing deficiencies.
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Oregon Environmental Council's Pollution in People Report

In 2007, ten Oregon women and men volunteered to have their bodies tested in a study of chemical pollution in Oregonians. Unfortunately, one thing they probably share with all Oregonians is the unwelcome presence of toxic chemicals in their bodies.

In 2007, ten Oregon women and men volunteered to have their bodies tested in a study of chemical pollution in Oregonians. These Oregonians represent a diverse group of people from rural and urban areas throughout the state. Unfortunately, one thing they probably share with all Oregonians is the unwelcome presence of toxic chemicals in their bodies.

 
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Oregonians are polluted with many hazardous industrial chemicals according to a new study conducted by the Oregon Environmental Council and the Oregon Collaborative for Health and the Environment (CHE-OR) - the first of its kind to examine toxic pollutants in Oregonians.

Click on any of the pictures above to understand more about how each of our bodies carry these toxic burdens or visit the main findings page for a recap of what the report discovered.

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