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Bullseye Glass files to install emission control equipment

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Bullseye Glass in SE Portland (Photo: KPTV) Bullseye Glass in SE Portland (Photo: KPTV)
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A southeast Portland business at the center of an investigation for emitting dangerous levels of heavy metals, has now filed to install better emissions control equipment.

Bullseye Glass sent a notice to the Department of Environmental Quality, asking them to expedite a request to install a bag house air filter.

Last month, DEQ found that the glass-making business was emitting dangerous levels of cadmium and arsenic into a southeast Portland neighborhood. 

Bullseye Glass immediately stopped using those heavy metals, along with chromium.

The emissions affected the grass, soil, and plants in the surrounding area.

On Thursday, seven people living around the plant filed a class action suit against the company.

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