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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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.
Cleaning up: Bacteria to the rescue? A pilot study may tell us

We are overseeing a study by Boeing at its Boeing Auburn site to see if a new process using bacteria could be effective at cleaning up contaminated groundwater

Around the Sound: A great day at the bay!
The Port Gamble Klallam Tribe held an amazing blessing ceremony today for a coming, major cleanup of in-water sediments in the bay.
Around the Sound: Moving ahead in Port Gamble
A major cleanup in Port Gamble Bay will launch in the coming weeks and months.
Around the Sound: Custom work earns kudos
The stunning transformation of a toxic old mill site in Anacortes is getting some well-deserved attention, and not just from community members.
Cleaning Up: How dredging is cleaning up Ridgefield’s Lake River
This year, Ecology and the Port of Ridgefield have been using advanced cleanup techniques to remove pollution at the Pacific WoodTreating cleanup site.
Let's talk science: Elements of fire suppression at Pasco Landfill
Since June, contractors have taken several measures to extinguish a fire in a localized portion of the Pasco Sanitary Landfill in Franklin County.
Hablemos ciencia: Elementos para extinguir un fuego
Desde junio, contratistas han estado tomando varias medidas para extinguir un fuego localizado en una sección pequeña del Relleno Sanitario de Pasco en el Condado de Franklin.
Tacoma Smelter Plume: Ecology begins soil cleanup on Vashon-Maury Island
On Monday, Ecology will start digging up contaminated soil at six yards on Vashon-Maury Island.
Cleaning Up: Work underway at Ridgefield’s Carty Lake and Lake River
The Port of Ridgefield is cleaning up contamination at the Pacific Wood Treating site.

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