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Everett smelter cleanup progress

Our cleanup work is more than halfway done

About 700 residential properties were potentially affected by smelter contamination in the upland area. We have now completed sampling on all the properties that agreed to be sampled (more than 550).

For about 400 of these properties, we have either completed cleanup or determined through sampling that no cleanup is needed. We also completed cleanup of American Legion Park in 2016.

 

 

 
Map showing cleanup status:  includes the overall site boundary, the upland/lowland boundary, the historic facility boundary. It shows properties that have been cleaned up, properties that have been sampled, properties not yet sampled, and those that declined cleanup or sampling. For properties that have been sampled, it shows whether cleanup is recommended or not needed.

We will continue property cleanups as funding becomes available. Between cleanups, we are sampling properties within the cleanup site boundary to determine the extent of contamination.

Disclaimer: Ecology does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information provided in the list of cleaned up properties. We are not responsible or liable for any errors or omissions, regardless of the cause, in the data shown in these web pages. If you have questions about the information on the list, please contact us at 425-446-1024.