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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Cleaning up: New fieldwork begins on Bellingham waterfront
The process of removing contaminated sediment from part of the I & J Waterway site will safely continue again.
31 years of Hanford cleanup
May 15 marks a special anniversary for our Nuclear Waste Program — 31 years of Hanford cleanup under the Tri-Party Agreement.
Cleaning up: North Everett yard make-overs still available
Soil cleanup continues this year in the Everett Smelter Plume site, located in of the city’s north end. We encourage homeowners who have not joined the process to sign up for free soil sampling.
Affordable housing and economic stimulus through environmental cleanup
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2.1 million in grants to four Washington communities to help assess local brownfields.
Keeping the Legacy Pesticide Working Group moving forward
The Legacy Pesticide Working Group is addressing lead and arsenic contamination on historic orchard lands in Central WA. We have transitioned to a small-group format with virtual meetings for now.
Cleaning up: Goodbye gas station, hello housing
The Cheney Super Stop cleanup site, once a service station then city maintenance facility, shows how a contaminated property can be redeveloped into a community asset, housing in this case.
Around the Sound: Port Gamble nearing finishing line
After years of planning, cleanup, and restoration efforts, we are nearing the final stages of our cleanup work at the Port Gamble Mill property. We invite you to comment on our cleanup plans.
Learn what’s coming up for the Legacy Pesticides Working Group
We convened the Legacy Pesticides Working Group to help us identify potential approaches to address lead and arsenic contamination of former orchard lands. Learn what the group will be working on.
Cleaning up: A riverside cleanup just around the bend
We're taking comments on studies of contamination and cleanup alternatives for exterior walls and adjacent soil at the former Anacortes water treatment plant at Mount Vernon.
Cleaning up: First steps to transforming contaminated Bainbridge Island park
The public is invited to comment on an agree order about the cleanup of Blakely Harbor Park on Bainbridge Island.

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