Cleaning up the Duwamish – weigh in soon

 Duwamish photo by Alex Stonehill, KUOW.org


Duwamish photo by Alex Stonehill, KUOW.org

Comment period ending June 13

Residents living along the Duwamish want a river with fish that are safe to eat and to play in, and voiced their concerns at last month’s public hearing: http://earthfix.kuow.org/communities/article/final-public-hearing-for-seattles-superfund-site/.

If you want to take a look and comment on the cleanup plan, put it on your to do list now – the comment period ends Wednesday, June 13th. Find information at: http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/CLEANUP.NSF/sites/lduwamish/.

Although the public meetings are over, this link has a lot of information on the cleanup, public comments, maps and more at: http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/cleanup.nsf/webpage/Lower+Duwamish+Waterway+Superfund+Site+Community+Resources?OPENDOCUMENT#comment

To submit your comments by Wednesday, June 13:

Comment on the Proposed Plan for the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site (PDF) (121 pp, 3.6MB), Appendix B: Environmental Justice Analysis (PDF) (78 pp, 1.6MB), and Appendix A: Source Control Strategy (PDF) (74 pp, 1.1MB) by June 13. Hard copies of these files can be found at these locations. You may also contact Renee Dagseth (dagseth.renee@epa.gov) for a CD of the documents. View the Proposed Plan Footprint Map (PDF) (1 pp, 41MB).

Submit comments:

  • online at www.resolv.org/site-ldpc
  • Email: ldpc@resolv.org
  • Fax:  206-420-5999
  • Mail letters to: Allison Hiltner
    Environmental Protection Agency
    1200 6th Avenue, Suite 900 ECL-111
    Seattle, WA 98101