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Cleaning up: It’s about turf in two Everett parks

We’re pulling up sod and replacing soil in two northeast Everett parks. Toxic metals and other particles from the Everett Smelter contaminated the grounds.

New Online Map: Dirt Alert

This month we launched our new Dirt Alert Map. This online map focuses on the Tacoma Smelter Plume and  covers other areas in the state where arsenic- and lead-related soil contamination may exist.

Cleaning up: Taking it to the streets in Everett

We’re cleaning up a major intersection in Everett where part of a smelter that produced lead and arsenic once stood.

Tacoma Smelter Plume Yard Program progress

To address soil contamination left behind by the former Asarco smelter, we're breaking ground, removing dirt, and cleaning up 39 yards in North Tacoma and 16 yards on Vashon-Maury Island.

Next phase of Port Gamble Bay cleanup is underway
Long used for recreation, food harvesting, and other culturally important activities, Port Gamble Bay, home to the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe, is one of seven Puget Sound Initiative priority bays.
Cleaning up: Over half of Everett Smelter Site residential yard cleanups done!
We're making progress cleaning up contamination left behind by the former Asarco smelter in northeast Everett.
Reynolds Smelter Cleanup/Millennium Bulk Terminals - Longview Update
There's a lot happening at the former Reynolds smelter site in Cowlitz County's industrial area this autumn.
Cleaning Up: Welcome to ‘the Neighborhood’ – Part 2

Last week, we shared the new What's In My Neighborhood mapping tool that allows users to search for polluted properties across Washington. We received a variety of responses via Facebook.

Around the Sound: Changes already obvious during Port Gamble Bay cleanup
Cleanup work in and around Port Gamble Bay didn't start until late September, but already the changes are striking.
Everett Smelter’s Lowlands area moves two steps closer to cleanup
Ecology has taken key steps towards identifying possible cleanup methods in the industrial east side of the Everett Smelter Site.

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