When Wilma Alcock was young, she fished all the time on the Willamette River, eating the bluegills, perch and crappie she and her family caught.

Read the write-up about the Portland Harbor Community Coalition at Metro’s website.


“It got to the point where we couldn’t eat the fish because it was so toxic and dangerous,” the now-80-year-old recalls. “That is something that has been taken from people that loved to fish that area.”