Marion County plans to sign new three-year contract with garbage burner June 29, 2021

Salem Reporter

Damon Motz-Storey, healthy climate program director at Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, pointed out that the incinerator, which opened in Brooks in 1987, is located in one of the few majority Latino communities in the state.

“There are a lot of outdoor farmworkers struggling with extreme heat, smoke in the air. They’re also breathing this background of pollution from the incinerator,” they said.

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