Federal and State Guidelines on Handling Mercury Spills

While the leak of mercury-containing fluid in Sylvania’s HT building has been described as small, it was well above the hazardous waste threshold and deemed toxic waste by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCA.)  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes Mercury as a neurotoxin that, especially when

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Graphics: PDX east of 82d Av Poorer than West Virginia

Jessica Howard, the President of the Southeast Campus shared this information at the SE Campus Inservice.  The data was compiled with the assistance of PCC’s department of Institutional Effectiveness and drawing from research available from Multnomah County.The map to the left shows which zip codes supply the students who

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Sign up for PCC Alert

Public Safety Writes: Portland Community College (PCC) has a new emergency alert notification system that can send text messages, as well as emails in the event of an emergency or school closure. Starting today, Monday, October 16, 2017, any faculty, staff or student will be able to sign

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PCC Wins National Climate Award

Portland Community College is the two-year college winner of the 2017 “Climate Leadership Awards.”  The award has been given the last eight years by Second Nature and the US Green Building Council.(USGBC)  The USGBC is the organization that gives Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) awards. The

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