Cleaning up

In Washington, we've identified over 13,000 contaminated sites in need of cleanup and over 7,000 of those sites have been cleaned up using Washington State’s environmental cleanup law — the Model Toxics Control Act.
In Washington, we've identified over 13,000 contaminated sites in need of cleanup and over 7,000 of those sites have been cleaned up using Washington State’s environmental cleanup law — the Model Toxics Control Act.

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Partnerships fuel removal of toxic tires from Washington’s waters
Removing waste tires from Washington's waters is a complex, long-term issue. But we can start tackling parts of the problem now. Learn about two of our grant recipients working on tire removal.
Cleaning up for affordable housing on Bellingham Bay
Once contaminated by decades of use as storage for a paper mill byproduct called lignin, four acres of downtown Bellingham will soon be cleaned up and redeveloped into affordable housing.
Environmental restoration grants reach across state
We are awarding nearly $640,000 to fund 15 projects that will significantly improve water quality and the environment statewide.
Columbia Gorge smelter cleanup, redevelopment considered
Cleanup plans taking shape at former Columbia Gorge Aluminum smelter near Goldendale.
Cleaning up: Getting ready for more Bellingham Bay cleanup
Ecology is cleaning up Bellingham Bay one site at a time. This year you’ll see fieldwork at TWO sites!
Big improvements to Ecology apps make it easier to find toxics cleanup information
We've made big updates to our toxic cleanup site map tool. We also redesigned and expanded the cleanup site webpages, making it easier to get more info about individual cleanup sites.
New grant program funds cleanups to provide affordable housing
We are now accepting applications for our new Affordable Housing Cleanup Grant Program.
Residential project near Manson tests remedies for lead arsenate contamination
A Manson area developer tests 'model remedies' to remove pesticides from old orchard lands for a new housing complex near Lake Chelan
Cleaning up: Two-thirds of Pasco Landfill hazardous drums dug up!
Cleanup contractors finished removing approximately two-thirds of the hazardous waste drums buried in Pasco Landfill’s Zone A.
Join us for Let's Talk About Hanford
In our next edition of Let's Talk About Hanford, we're going to look back on the last year of cleanup.

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