The Kenton Lead Blob*

When news broke about a new study into Portland's air quality, residents were shocked to learn that their city may not be as environmentally friendly as they assumed.

Concerned by a report of an apparent lead contamination in our own neighborhood, we teamed with the local community to investigate possible causes and implications.

Produced by Zach Putnam, Richard Percy and David MacKay, this piece was a finalist for a Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award and winner of a student Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Video Reporting.