Seattle, Port To Pay $33M To Clean Superfund Site

Law360, New York (June 17, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT) -- The port and city of Seattle have committed to a $33 million cleanup effort to remove sediments tainted by toxic chemicals from a former asphalt production facility near downtown Seattle, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.

The agreement will require Seattle and the port to put in place an EPA-approved plan to clean Terminal 117, one of the most contaminated sections of the Lower Duwamish Waterway, the EPA said. That deal will require the cleanup of water sediments beside the terminal, the former asphalt production...
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