HC 441: WILLAMETTE RIVER HEALTH

INFORMATION SOURCES REVIEWED BY STUDENTS

Topic: Biota

Andrus, Chip, John Gabriel, and Paul Adamus. “Biological Evaluation of the Willamette River and McKenzie River Confluence Area.” September 2000. McKenzie Watershed Council. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Aquatic Invasive Species Research Act: Report. United States Congress House Committee on Science. Washington, D.C. 2003. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Becker, Hank. “Phytoremediation: Using Plants to Clean Up Soils,”Agricultural Research Magazine, 48(6), 2000. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Bull Trout Recovery Plan websites, 2004 (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Brinckman, Jonathan, Brent Hunsberger, Bill Monroe. "A River At Risk," a series in the Portland Oregonian. 2000. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Clady, Michael D, "The biology of the winter steelhead of the Willamette River, Oregon," [Corvallis] Oregon State Game Commission, Research Division [Oregon State University] 1971. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Jackson, J.E., and R.W. Castenholz. “Fidelity of Thermophilic Blue-Green Algae to Hot Spring Habitats.” Limnology and Oceanography 20.3 (1975): 305-322. (Reviewed by Lucy Cho)

Jancaitis, Jean Elizabeth. Restoration of a Willamette Valley Wet Prairie: An Evaluation of Two Management Techniques. Master's thesis. University of Oregon. Eugene, Oregon. 2001. (Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

Marine, Keith R., and Joseph J. Cech Jr. "Effects of High Water Temperature on Growth, Smoltification, and Predator Avoidance in Juvenile Sacramento River Chinook Salmon." North American Journal of Fisheries Management 24:198–210, 2004. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Netboy, Anthony.The Salmon: Their Fight for Survival. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1974 [© 1973] (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Oregon Trout, "Salmon Watch Volunteer Resource Packet: Ninth Edition." Oregon Trout Inc. Portland, OR. 2004. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Scheerer, Paul D., Peggy S. Kavanagh, and Kim K. Jones. “Oregon Chub investigations annual progress report.” Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Salem: September 17, 2003 – July 31, 2004. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Stauth, David. “Parasites Found to Cause Willamette Fish Deformities.” OSU News & Communication Services 13 Jan. 2004: 30. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Summers, Jodene, and Kin Daily. "Willamette river bass diet study, spring 2000." Portland, Or.: Fish Division, Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, 2001. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Taylor, Trevor. Long-term vegetation response to fire of Willamette Valley wet prairie species. Masters thesis, University of Oregon Department of Biology. June 1999. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Topic: Politics

"2003 OLCV Environmental Scorecard." Oregon League of Conservation Voters. (Reviewed by Whitney Avery)

Allen, Jennifer, Autumn Salamack, and Peter Schoenmaker. "Willamette Restoration Initiative. Restoring the Willamette River Basin: Strategical Issues and Challenges." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, September 1999. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Allen et al 1999 (ibid) (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

“American Heritage River Initiative, January 2002.” American Heritage River Initiative. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

"An Analysis of Stream Pollution Legislation." Oregon State Planning Board. Salem, OR, August 1936. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Bradbury, Bill. Oregon Blue Book 2003-2004. Office of the Secretary of State, Salem, OR. (reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Cain, Brad. “Governor prioritizes cleaning Willamette River.” Associated Press 15 Apr. 2004. (published in Statesman Journal 4/18/04) (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Dozono, Elisa, Jim Feehan, Marian Hammond, Scott Maben, and the Governor’s Office. News articles and releases on Gov. Kulongoski and the Willamette River. 2004. (Reviewed by Whitney Avery)

House Bill 3602. State of Oregon, 70th Legislative Assembly- Regular Session 2003. (The Pesticide Right to Know Law) Salem: Oregon State Printing Office 1999. (Reviewed by Whitney Avery)

House Bill 3827. State of Oregon. 71st Legislative Assembly – Regular Session 2001. Salem: Oregon State Printing Office, 2001. (Reviewed by Whitney Avery)

Huckelberry, Robert, J., Bill Williamson, et al. “Water Pollution in Oregon.” Pollution in Oregon. N.p.: n.p., [1972.] 1-92. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

"Land Use: Progress and Challenges. Oregon, May 2002." League of Women Voters of Oregon Education Fund. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

“Oregon Citizens Opinions and Comments.” Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds and The Willamette Restoration Initiative. Oregon. 19 October 2000. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Oregon Senate Bill 234. (6 June 2001). (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Oregon Senate Bill 751. 2003. (Reviewed by Whitney Avery)

Restoring a River of Life: The Willamette Restoration Strategy Overview. Willamette Restoration Initiative. Oregon, 2001. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Restoring a River of Life (ibid.) 2001. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Restoring a River of Life(ibid.) 2001. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Walth, Brent. Fire at Eden's Gate: Tom McCall & the Oregon Story. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1994. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Topic: Land Use

2003-2007 Oregon Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, Appendix L: Oregon Wetlands Priority Plan. Salem, OR: Oregon State Parks, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, 2003. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

"Agriculture: Oregon's Leading Industry: From Farm to Table." Salem: Oregon Department of Agriculture, 1998. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Alverson, Ed. "Assessment of Proposed Wetland Mitigation Areas in West Eugene." Prepared by The Nature Conservancy for the Lane Council of Governments. Eugene, Oregon: February 1993. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Anderson, Ryan V. “Flooding and Settlement in the Upper Willamette Valley.” M.A. Thesis, Department of Geography. University of Oregon, 1974. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Claeyssens, Paul G. "Private Enterprise and Early Twentieth Century Water Resource Development on Oregon's Second Largest Lake: A Cultural Resource Evaluation Report of the Klovdahl Tunnel." Eugene, OR: Oakridge Ranger District, Willamette National Forest, 1987. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Dredged Material Management Plan and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement: Columbia and Lower Willamette River Federal Navigation Channel. Portland: US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, 1998. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Environmental Assessment and River Management Plan: North Fork of the Middle Fork of the Willamette Wild and Scenic River. USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region Willamette National Forest. January, 1992. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Fancher, Steve, S. Townsen, et al. "Sustainable Infrastructure Alternative Paving Materials Subcommittee Report." City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services, Oct. 2003. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Good, James W., and Calvin B. Sawyer. "Recommendations for a Nonregulatory Wetland Restoration Program." Corvallis, OR: Oregon Sea Grant, 1998. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Governor Tom McCall's Willamette River Greenway Proposal. March 1967, [and] Willamette River Greenway. Prepared for Oregon Department of Transportation by Royston, et al, landscape architects and planners. 1975. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

"Integrated Fuels Management Strategy": Willamette NF, Eugene BLM, Salem BLM, Nov. 2000. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Iwamoto, Robert I. “Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact: Managing Recreation Use on Waldo Lake: Environmental Assessment.” Willamette National Forest, 2001. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Kitzhaber, John, Steve Greenwood, and Paul Hoobyar. Articles in a series on the Willamette River in Restoration, 2002. (Reviewed by Niko Hoskins)

"Letter from the Secretary of War transmitting report from the Chief of Engineers on Willamette River, Oreg., covering Navigation, Flood Control, Power Development, and Irrigation." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Willamette River, Oreg. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1932. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Lev, Esther. Heroic Tales of Wetland Restoration. The Wetlands Conservancy, Tualatin OR. 2001. (Reviewed by Charles Bosse)

Loy, William J. ed. Atlas of Oregon, 2nd ed. Portland: University of Oregon Press, 2001. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Muckleston, Keith. Floodplain Regulations and Residential Land Values in Oregon. Oregon State University, 1981. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Oregon's Verdant Willamette Valley: Growing Crops While Growing Cities. Department of Land Conservation and Development. Salem, OR: Department of Land Conservation and Development, May 1999. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Oregon's 19 Statewide Planning Goals and Guidelines. Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development. Salem: Oregon DLCD, 1996. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Raad, Maureen. "Flood Damage and Riparian Forest Restoration: Selecting Focal Areas and Setting Restoration Goals on Oregon's Willamette River." Master's Project, University of Oregon, 1999. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Robbins, William. "The Willamette Valley Project of Oregon: A Study in the Political Economy of Water Resource Development." Pacific Historical Review 47 (1978): 585-605. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Robbins, William. "Willamette Eden: The Ambiguous Legacy." Oregon Historical Quarterly 99 (1998): 189-218. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Shaich, J.A. Wetland Regulatory Compliance in the Willamette Valley, Oregon: 1982 to 1994. Salem, OR: Oregon Division of State Lands, 2000. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Uhrich, Mark, and Dennis Wentz. “Environmental Setting of the Willamette Basin.” Portland: U.S. Geological Survey, 1999. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Van Sickle, John, Joan Baker, Alen Herlihy, Peter Bayley, Stanley Gregory, Patti Haggerty, Linda Ashkenas and Judith Li. “Projecting the Biological Condition of Streams Under Alternative Scenarios of Human Land Use.” Ecological Applications 14.2: 368-380. 2004. (Reviewed by Niko Hoskins)

West Eugene Wetlands Plan. City of Eugene and Lane County. Eugene, OR. November 2000. (Reviewed by Susan Mershon)

Wetland and Land Use Change in the Willamette Valley, Oregon: 1982-1994. Oregon Division of State Lands Wetlands Program. Salem, OR: Division of State Lands, 1998. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Wetlands Reserve Program: "Restoring America's Wetlands." Washington: US Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2000. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

"Willamette River Erosion Analysis Project." Oregon Department of Agriculture, Soil and Water Division. Salem: Oregon Dept. of Agriculture, 1989. (Reviewed by Kyle Walker)

Willamette River Basin, Oregon Floodplain Restoration Project. US Army Corps of Engineers- Portland Division. 1999. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Yates, Elizabeth. “Early Steamboating: Pioneer Thoroughfare to Eugene and Springfield via Willamette River.” Lane County Historian 4.1 (1959):6-9. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Topic: Natural History

Alt, David D. and Donald Hyndman, Roadside Geology of Oregon. Mountain Press Publishing Company, Missoula, MT. 1978. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

“Appraisal of the Archeological Resources of Twelve Reservoirs in the Willamette Valley Oregon." Columbia Basin Project River Basin Surveys, Smithsonian Institution: 1949. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Bishop, Ellen Morris. In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History. Portland: Timber Press, 2003. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Booker, Matthew Scott. Confluence: Ecology and Culture at the Forks of the Willamette River, Oregon. 1997. University of Oregon Master's Thesis. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Bowen, William A. The Willamette Valley: Migration and Settlement on the Oregon Frontier. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1978. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Boyd, Robert. “Strategies of Indian Burning in the Willamette Valley” in Indians Fire and the Land in the Pacific Northwest. Ed. Robert Boyd. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon: 1999. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Dykaar, Bruce B. and P.J. Wigington Jr. “Floodplain Formation and Cottonwood Colonization Patterns on the Willamette River, Oregon, USA.” Environmental Management (25)1: 87-104. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

"Framework for Integrated Management of Watershed Health: Appendix E-The City's Natural Environment." City of Portland, Portland, OR. 2004. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

Habeck, James R. “The Original Vegetation of the mid-Willamette Valley, Oregon.” Northwest Science 35.2 (1961): 65-77. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Historic Use of Six Reservoir Areas in the Upper Willamette Valley, Lane County, Oregon. United States Army Corps of Engineers. Portland: 1982. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Hulse, David, Stan Gregory, and Joan Baker, ed. Willamette River Basin Planning Atlas. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2002. (Reviewed by Kate Koehler)

International Symposium on Eutrophication. Eutrophication: Causes, Consequences, Correctives. National Academy of Sciences: Washington D.C., 1969. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Knox, Margaret A. Ecological Change in the Willamette Valley at the Time of Euro-American Contact ca. 1800-1850. 2000. University of Oregon Masters Thesis. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Kramer, Stephanie. “Camas Bulbs and Some Considerations of Evidence of Plant Food Intensification in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.” Current Archaeological Happenings in Oregon. 26.2 (2001): 3-14. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Larson, Douglas W. “Reservoir Limnology in the Pacific NW: Willamette River Basin, OR.” Lakeline Winter 2001/02: 11-16. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Lee, Karl K. and John C. Risley. "Estimates of Ground-Water Recharge, Base Flow and Stream-Reach Gains and Losses in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon." USGS, Portland Oregon: 2002. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

O'Connor, James E., and Richard B. Waitt. “Beyond the Channeled Scabland: A field trip to Missoula flood features…” Oregon Geology 57.3-5 (1995): 51-115. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Prahl, F.G., J. M. Hayes, and T.M. Xie. “Diploptene: An indicator of Terrigenous Organic Carbon in Washington Coastal Sediments.” Limnology and Oceanography 37.6 (1992): 1290-1300. (Reviewed by Lucy Cho)

Rapp, Valerie. What the River Reveals: Understanding and Restoring Healthy Watersheds. The Mountaineers. Seattle, WA. 1997. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Shaw, John, et al. “The Channeled Scabland: Back to Bretz?” Geology 27.7 (1999): 605-608. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Toepel, Kathryn A. The Flanagan Site: 6,000 years of occupation in the upper Willamette Valley, Oregon , 1985. University of Oregon Ph.D. Thesis. Oregon Collection, Knight Library. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Wells, Gail and Dawn Anzinger. Lewis and Clark Meet Oregon's Forests: Lessons from Dynamic Nature. Portland, OR: Oregon Forest Resources Institute, 2001. (Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg)

Wentz D.A, et al. “Environmental Setting and Hydrologic Conditions of the Willamette Basin” Water Quality in the Willamette Basin, Oregon, 1991- 95: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1161, 1998. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Whitlock, Cathy and Margaret A. Knox. “Prehistoric burning in the Pacific Northwest” in Fire, Native peoples and the Natural Landscape. Ed. Thomas R. Vale. Island Press, Washington DC: 2002. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Willamette River. 2004. On-line bibliography. Chemeketa Community College. Consulted 18 March 2004. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Woodwards, D. G., et al “Hydrogeologic framework of the Willamette Lowland Aquifer System, Oregon and Washington.” USGS Professional Paper no. 1424 B (1998): B1-B82. (Reviewed by Eleanor Gordon)

Ziller, J. and Wade, M. 2000. "A History of Fish Management in Waldo Lake, Oregon." Lake and Reservoir Management. 16 (1-2): 144-148. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Topic: Human Health

“Altering Oregon's Destiny: Hormone-Disrupting Pesticides in the Willamette River.” Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides, 1997. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Ayers, R. S. and D. W. Westcot. 1976. Water Quality for Agriculture. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Rome. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Baibergenova A, Kudyakov R, Zdeb M, Carpenter DO. “Low Birth Weight and Residential Proximity to PCB-contaminated Waste Sites.” Environmental Health Perspectives. 2003 Aug;111(10):1352-7. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Bertazzi PA, Bernucci I, Brambilla G, Consonni D, and Pesatori A. “The Seveso Studies on Early and Long-Term Effects of Dioxin Exposure: A Review.” Environmental Health Perspectives. 1998 Apr; 106 Supplement 2:625-33. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Boudin, J. “Protecting and Restoring the Willamette River.” Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Brinkman, John. “Oregon's Testing of Tainted Fish is Catch as Catch Can.” Portland Oregonian: 20 December, 2000. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

Budtz-Jorgensen, E., N. Keiding, P. Grandjean, and P. Weihe. “Estimation of health effects of prenatal methylmercury exposure using structural equation models.” Environmental Health. 2002 Oct 14; 1(1):2. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Crellin, John R. and Jill J. Dyken. “Public Health Assessment: Initial release (Portland Harbor).” Published 1/15/2002. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Crinnion, W.J. “Environmental Medicine, Part Three: Long-Term Effects of Chronic Low-Dose Mercury Exposure.” Alternative Medicine Review. 2000; 5(3):209-223. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

“Environmental Radiological Surveillance Report on Oregon Surface Waters.” DOC-OR HR/H. En8/2. 1994: 961-93. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

"Estimated Per Capita Water Ingestion in the United States." United States Environmental Protection Agency. Washington: GPO, 2000. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

EVS Environmental Consultants Inc. Human Health Risk Assessment of Chemical Contaminants in Four Fish Species From the Middle Willamette River, Oregon. Portland: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 21 Nov. 2000. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Frank, F. J. "Ground Water in the Eugene-Springfield Area, Southern Willamette Valley, Oregon." 1973. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2018. United States Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Horrigan, Leo, Robert S. Lawrence, and Polly Walker. “How Sustainable Agriculture Can Address the Environment and Human Health Harms of Industrial Agriculture.” Environment Health Perspectives 110.5 (2002): 445-456. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Larson, Douglas W. “Technological Promises, Scientific Disputes.” National Forum 81.2 (Spring 2001): 2. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Lu, Z., J.C. Tharappel, E.Y. Lee, L.W. Robertson, B.T. Spear, and H.P. Glauert. “Effect of a Single Dose of Polychlorinated Biphenyls on Hepatic Cell Proliferation and the DNA Binding Activity of NF-kappaB and AP-1 in Rats.” Molecular Carcinogenesis. 2003 Aug;37(4):171-80. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Machala, M., et al. “Toxicity of hydroxylated and quinoid PCB metabolites: inhibition of gap junctional intercellular communication and activation of aryl hydrocarbon and estrogen receptors in hepatic and mammary cells.” Chemical Research in Toxicology. 2004 Mar; 17(3):340-7. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Miller J.D., et al. Willamette River Basin Task Force: Recommendations to Governor John Kitzhaber. Bureau of Land Management: 1997 Dec. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Monroe, Bill, and Brent Hunsberger. "The Willamette's poisoned heritage." Portland Oregonian. 17 December, 2000. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

Nadakavukaren, J.J., R.L. Ingermann, G. Jeddeloh, and S.J. Falkowski. “Seasonal Variation of Arsenic Concentration in Well Water in Lane County, Oregon” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 1984 Sep; 33(3): 264-269. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

“New tissue samples still show mercury in Willamette River fish.” Associated Press 1 Apr. 2004. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Oregon Department of Human Services. "Health Consultation: Willamette Cove (a/k/a Portland Harbor)." Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon. 16 Sept. 2003. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Assessing Microbial Safety of Drinking Water: Improving Approaches and Methods. World Health Organization: Paris, 2003. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Pennington, Harding, Hendricks, Campbell. “Evaluating Microbial Indicators of Environmental Condition in Oregon Rivers.” Environmental Management. 2001; 28(6): 833-841. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

Phillips KN, Newcomb RC, Swenson HA, Laird LB. Water for Oregon. Geological Survey, U.S. Government Printing Office: Washington, 1965. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Quig, D. “Cysteine Metabolism and Metal Toxicity.” Alternative Medicine Review. 1998; 3(4): 262-270. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Rattenborg, T., I. Gjermandsen, E.C. Bonefeld-Jorgensen. “ Inhibition of E2-induced expression of BRCA1 by persistent organochlorines.” Breast Cancer Research. 2002; 4(6):R12. Epub 2002 Jul 24. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Schoenen, D. “Role of Disinfection in Suppressing the Spread of Pathogens with Drinking Water: Possibilities and Limitations.” Water Research. 2002 Sep: 36(15): 3874-88. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

Shields, B.A., P. Bird, W.J. Liss, K.L. Groves, R. Olson, P.A. Rossignol. “A Nematode Anisakis simplex in American Shad (Alosa sapidissima) in Two Oregon Rivers.” Journal of Parasitology. 88(5). October 2002. 1033-1035. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

Sridhar, M., P. Venkataraman, S. Dhanammal, A. Arunkumar, M.M. Aruldhas, N. Srinivasan, and J. Arunakaran. “Impact of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (Aroclor 1254) and Vitamin C on Antioxidant System of Rat Ventral Prostate.” Asian Journal of Andrology. 2004 Mar; 6(1):19-22. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Tchounwou PB, Centeno JA, and Patlolla AK. “Arsenic Toxicity, Mutagenesis, and Carcinogenesis—A Health Risk Assessment and Management Approach.” Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. 2004 Jan; 255(1-2): 47-55. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Wallulis, Stanley. "Source/Treatment Reliability." Tigard: Citizens for Safe Water, 2003. (Reviewed by Jessica Miller)

Ward, E.M., P. Schulte, B. Grajewski, A. Andersen, D.G. Patterson Jr, W. Turner, E. Jellum, J.A. Deddens, J. Friedland, N. Roeleveld, M. Waters, M.A. Butler, E. DiPietro, and L.L. Needham. “ Serum organochlorine levels and breast cancer: a nested case-control study of Norwegian women.” Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers Previews. 2000 Dec; 9(12):1357-67. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

White, Brian. Middle Willamette River Fish Consumption Study. Last updated 12/4/2000. The Department of Environmental Quality. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Topic: Pollution History

Abed, George. "Water Pollution Control Policy in the Willamette Basin." Background Paper no. 5, Willamette Basin Land Use Study. Oregon Department of Commerce, Division of Planning and Development: Salem, OR, 1965. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

“Crisis: Water. An examination of water quality conditions, programs and needs in Oregon's Willamette Valley, with special reference to the upper valley and the Eugene-Springfield metropolitan area.” Central Lane Planning Council: Eugene, OR, 1968. (Reviewed by Elizabeth Parsons)

Devine, Robert. Alien Invasion: America's Battle with Non-Native Animals and Plants. Washington D.C., National Geographic Society: 1998. (Reviewed by Aria DalMolin)

Dimick, R.E. and Fred Merryfield. “The Fishes of the Willamette River in Relation to Pollution.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series No. 20 (1945): 7-58. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Eldridge, Edward F. Proceedings of the 11th Pacific Northwest Symposium on Water Pollution Research: "The Social and Economic Aspects of Water-Resource Quality Control." Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Health, Education & Welfare, Public Health Service Region IX, 8 and 9 November 1962. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Fish, Frederic, and Robert B. Rucker. "Pollution in the Lower Columbia Basin in 1948- With Particular Reference to the Willamette River." Special Scientific Report: Fisheries no. 30. Washington D.C.: United States Department of the Interior: Fish and Wildlife Service, 1950. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Fuhrer, Gregory, et al. The Quality of Our Nation's Waters: Nutrients and Pesticides. Reston, Va.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior; Denver, CO: USGS Information Services, 1999. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Gillespie, Danielle. “UO Group Cleans up the Willamette.” Oregon Daily Emerald, 29 Apr. 2002. (Reviewed by Sarah Koski)

Gleeson, G.W. “A Sanitary Survey of the Willamette River From the Sellwood Bridge to the Columbia River.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series No. 6 (1936): 5-32. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Gleeson, George W."The Return of a River: The Willamette River, Oregon." N.p.: n.p., 1972 (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Gleeson, G.W. and F. Merryfield. “Industrial and Domestic Wastes of the Willamette Valley.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series No. 7 (1936): 5-63. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Gleeson and Merryfield [ibid.] 1936 (Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

Langston, C.V. and H. S. Rogers. “ Preliminary Report on the Control of Pollution in Oregon.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series 1 (1929): 5-23. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Larson, Douglas W. "Waldo Lake, Oregon: Eutrophication of a Rare, Ultraologotrophic, High Mountain Lake." Lake and Reservoir Management (2000) 16 (1-2): 2-15. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Larson, Douglas W., and John T. Salinas. Waldo Lake, Willamette National Forest, Oregon, Limnological Investigations: 1986-1995. Willamette National Forest, U.S. Forest Service. 1995. (Reviewed by Jessica Bliss)

Merryfield, Fred and W. G. Wilmot. “1945 Progress Report on Pollution of Oregon Streams.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series No. 19 (1945): 2-62. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

"Restoring the Willamette River: Costs and Impacts of Water Quality Control." United States Environmental Protection Agency. Athens Georgia: 1976.(Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

Rogers, H. S., C.A Mockmore and C.D. Adams. “A Sanitary Survey of the Willamette Valley.” Oregon State Engineering Experiment Station Bulletin Series 2 (1930): 5-55. (Reviewed by Michael O'Leary)

Rosenthal, Garrett. Upper Willamette River Basin: Industrial Wastes Study. Eugene, OR: Lane Council of Governments, February 1978. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Starbird, Ethel. “A River Restored: Oregon's Willamette.” National Geographic. 141 (1972): 816-835. (Reviewed by Niko Hoskins)

Upper Willamette River Basin: Industrial Wastes Study. United States Environmental Protection Agency. Upper Willamette River Basin: Industrial Wastes Study. Eugene, Oregon, 1978. (Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

“Willamette River Quality.” Oregon Field Guide Video #812. Portland: Oregon Public Broadcasting, 1998. (Reviewed by Alletta Brenner)

Topic: Pollution Sources

Bastasch, Rick. Waters of Oregon: A Source Book on Oregon's Water and Water Management. Oregon State Univ. Press: Corvallis, 1998. (Reviewed by Grace Wang)

Black RW, Haggland AL, and Voss FD. “Predicting the Probability of Detecting Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Stream Systems on the Basis of Land Use in the Pacific Northwest, USA.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19.4 (2000): 1044-1054. (Reviewed by Lucy Cho)

Bonn, Bernadine A. “Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxin and Dibenzofuran Concentration Profiles in Sediment and Fish Tissue of the Willamette Basin, Oregon.” Environmental Science and Technology 32.6 (1998): 729-734 (Reviewed by Lucy Cho)

Borton, Dennis Leland. Effects of Primary Treated and Biologically Stabilized Kraft Mill Effluents on the Production, Biomass, and Growth Rates of Juvenile Salmonids in Three Stream Channels. Dissertation. Oregon State University, 1974. (Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

Coequyt, John, et al. "Mercury Falling: An Analysis of Mercury Pollution from Coal-Burning Power Plants." Environmental Working Group, 1999; 4 Apr. 2004. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Curtis, Lawrence R. Final Report: Sources and Chronology of Mercury Contamination in Cottage Grove Reservoir. Oregon State University, Department for Environmental and Molecular Toxicology; Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. 2003. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Dunnette, David and Richard Avedovech. “Effect of an Industrial Ammonia Discharge on the Dissolved Oxygen Regime of the Willamette River, Oregon.” Water Restoration. 17.9 (1983): 997-1007. (Reviewed by Niko Hoskins)

Gibbs, Lois Marie & Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste. Dying From Dioxin. Boston: South End Press, 1995. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Herbicide Use in the Management of Roadside Vegetation, Western Oregon, 1999–2000: Effects on the Water Quality of Nearby Streams. United States. U.S. Department of the Interior. Washington: GPO, 2001. (Reviewed by Aimee Furber)

Hinkle, S.R., and D.J. Polette. "USGS Water Resources Report 98-4205: Arsenic in Ground Water of the Willamette Basin, Oregon." Portland, OR: 1999. (Reviewed by Pamela Johnston)

Hope, B. “A Basin-Specific Aquatic Food Web Biomagnification Model for Estimation of Mercury Target Levels.” Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 22(10): 2525-2537. October 2003. (Reviewed by Tracey Maloney)

Hope, B. Ibid. 2003 (Reviewed by Lucy Cho)

Hunsberger, Brent. “It Wasn't a Healthy Place to Work.” Portland Oregonian, 19 December, 2000. (Reviewed by Tracy Maloney)

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