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Location DB > United States > Oregon > Portland > Riedel Environmental Services Superfund Site
Riedel Environmental Services Superfund Site
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created by Deuterium on 7/12/2008 12:37 PM
last modified by aaronni on 11/16/2009 5:42 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
A few walls amongst a pile of rubble.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
SW edge of Univeristy of Portland campus
Portland, Oregon
United States
Owner: University of Portland
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    Piles of rubble to climb on and a crowd of PDX Strobists weeping that their douchey graffiti splattered playground is gone.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1900
    Closed: 1986
     Required Equipment
     Recommended Equipment

    According to city documents, the piece of property has been involved in over 50 industrial operations since "at least 1900". It was used by Riedel Environmental Services for hazardous waste spill clean up operations. It was condemned around 1986 and remains heavily contaminated with PCBs, heavy metals, asbestos and other toxic chemicals.

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     Future Plans
    U of P has officially purchased the land and commenced demolition.

    Photo of demolition.


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    D20 visit
    Sat, Jul 12th, 2008
    posted by Deuterium
    25 pictures
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    D2O visit 2
    Thu, Jul 17th, 2008
    posted by Deuterium
    11 pictures

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 11/17/2009 1:39 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 17 09 at 1:39, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Nov 16 09 at 17:42, aaronni changed the following: Status
  • on Sep 28 09 at 18:24, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Sep 28 09 at 4:19, aaronni changed the following: Owner, Hazards, Interesting Features, Recommendation, Required Equipment, Future Plans, Description
  • on Aug 25 09 at 13:56, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 19 09 at 13:45, aaronni changed the following: Status, Future Plans
  • on Aug 8 09 at 4:04, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 8 09 at 4:04, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name
  • on Jul 21 08 at 23:52, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jul 21 08 at 12:42, Deuterium updated the main picture
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