Contamination cleanup

Contamination cleanup helps restore habitat for wildlife, provides new opportunities for recreation, and protects people’s health by removing toxic chemicals from the environment.
Contamination cleanup helps restore habitat for wildlife, provides new opportunities for recreation, and protects people’s health by removing toxic chemicals from the environment.

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Comment period extended for new PFAS cleanup guidance
Comment period new PFAS Cleanup Guidance extended through Fri., March 3. The guidance is intended for people involved in cleaning up contaminated properties.
Cleaning Up: Getting ready to clean up Duwamish Waterway Park
We invite you to comment on our legal agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation to clean up Duwamish Waterway Park in Seattle's South Park neighborhood.
Cleaning up: Making progress in downtown Bothell
Since 2006, we’ve worked with the City of Bothell on contamination cleanup in their downtown. We’ve reached several milestones, including proposing removal of environmental covenants at three sites.
Cleaning up: Skykomish cleanup moving forward
We invite you to provide comments on the town of Skykomish cleanup documents and attend an online public meeting on Nov. 28, 2022.
Wenatchee’s Saddle Rock trail reopens after summer cleanup project
The Saddle Rock trail has been closed since July for cleanup of heavy metal contamination. After completing the project, Ecology and the City of Wenatchee celebrate the trail's grand reopening.
Construction underway at Swift Creek
Whatcom County Public Works is constructing sediment traps to remove asbestos from Swift Creek.
Cleaning up: In-water cleanup moving forward at Seattle’s iconic Gas Works Park
Cleanup of Gas Works Park in Seattle is moving forward. We invite you to comment on two environmental cleanup documents and attend a public meeting.
Join us Nov. 8 and 9 to learn how you might be impacted by lead and arsenic in your soil
We are hosting two public meetings in central Washington on lead and arsenate in former orchard lands.
Blue Heron Slough to provide critical habitat to salmon
The Blue Heron Slough project is restoring 353 acres of Snohomish River estuary habitat, which will benefit Chinook salmon and in turn, aid recovery of southern resident orcas in Puget Sound.
Two sites in King County move forward on environmental cleanup for affordable housing
Two cleanup sites in King County slated for redevelopment into affordable housing are both reaching key cleanup milestones this summer, and we’re inviting the public to comment.

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