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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.

Celebrating cleanup in Cashmere's Mill District

Cashmere's historic lumber mill district is now ready for redevelopment thanks to cleanup efforts.

Defending the public's right to comment on Hanford decisions

We will always defend the public's right to provide input on Hanford decisions.

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.

New Ecology guidance helps protect cleanup sites from climate change impacts
Addressing climate change is a critical challenge for Washington state and a priority for Ecology. In response to our changing climate, we have created new guidance for cleaning up toxic sites.
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.
Mercury in retrograde: Tracking down a toxic threat

Cleaning up mercury contamination and getting mercury out of the environment has been a priority at Ecology for decades

Tackling toxics leads to economic boon for Wenatchee
With the groundbreaking for a new four-story, 174-room hotel and conference center to be built along Wenatchee's waterfront area, the city is transforming blighted properties into economic assets.

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