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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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.
Tacoma Smelter Plume: 2016 Yard Program Construction Update

September marks the fast approaching arrival of fall, and a halfway point for this season’s Yard Program work in the Tacoma Smelter Plume. 

At Hanford, the alphabet soup is a real stew
As the newbie communication manager for Ecology's Nuclear Waste Program, I've been swimming upstream in an alphabet torrent.
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.

Cleaning Up: Work along Centennial Trail and Spokane River

We're cleaning up the Holcim Inc site, near the Centennial trail and a boat launch. 

Cleaning Up: Welcome to 'the Neighborhood'!

Our new mapping tool helps you find contaminated sites near your home or work and see where they are in the cleanup process.

Tacoma Smelter Plume: Recap of Tacoma Public Meetings

Last week Ecology held two public meetings on the progress of the Tacoma Smelter Plume project. Over 50 people came out to learn about yard sampling and cleanup in Tacoma neighborhoods.

The story beneath Kirkland's new Google building

Google Inc. will dedicate new offices next week in Kirkland. The structure occupies a formerly contaminated site, and rests on the most solid environmental foundations possible.

Port Gamble Bay update – by the numbers

Get ready to say goodbye to the final, large sign of the lumbermill and sawmill that operated on Port Gamble Bay for more than 140 years.

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.

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