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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the final cleanup plan for the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund site, a major industrial waterway that includes the mouth of the Duwamish River on the south end of Elliott Bay. As part of the cleanup plan, the Washington State Department of Ecology will continue leading source control efforts […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on an amendment to a legal agreement with the owner of the Fox Avenue Building in south Seattle near the Duwamish River, which is undergoing an environmental cleanup. The amendment to Ecology’s 2012 agreed order with Fox Avenue LLC, would make the agreement consistent with recently […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The owner of a marina and boatyard along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA, and two local governments have negotiated an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology to test the site for soil and groundwater contamination, a step toward planning a future cleanup. The Washington Department of Ecology invites the public to review and comment on […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has directed Jorgensen Forge Corp. to continue studying soil and groundwater contamination at its industrial property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. The manufacturer of large-scale special metal products has conducted some site investigations, including partial cleanup work in 2014 (under a 2007 agreed order with Ecology), to determine if […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 18 October 2010

    The Lower Duwamish Waterway Group (LDWG) will officially release their “Draft Final Feasibility Study” today, outlining clean-up options for… By Steve Shay (westseattleherald) [mappress] Source: westseattleherald, October 18, 2010;

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently awarded the Duwamish Waterway maintenance dredging contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA. The work includes removal of about 105,000 cubic yards of material with in-water disposal. J.E. McAmis will mobilize crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility on or about 1 December 2015. The completion […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA has nearly completed the 105,000 cubic yards of dredging work on the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA. The company mobilized crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility and began dredging on 1 December 2015. Dredging is being performed using the DB Heidi-Renee and two ocean going split hull dump barges. All […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Contractors are ripping windows out now, preparing to demolish one of the most contaminated buildings along the Duwamish River: Boeing’s … By Craig Welch (nwsource) [mappress] Source: nwsource, December 29, 2010;

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Seattle industrial firm will install new treatment facilities to protect the Duwamish Waterway and has paid a reduced fine to settle a penalty issued earlier this year by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). ConGlobal Industries (ConGlobal) leases, repairs and maintains shipping containers on the waterway’s eastern shore just south of Harbor Island. In […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently began routine maintenance dredging of portions of the Duwamish Waterway to remove approximately 63,500 cubic yards of shoaled material from three sections within the federal channel in the waterway. The Corps awarded the contract to American Construction Co. of Tacoma, Wash., for $733,500.The work should be complete […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Boeing has begun dredging the waterway near its former Plant 2 facility, a major step in the company’s commitment to restore natural habitat along the industrial Lower Duwamish Waterway. While the city of Seattle, King County, the Port of Seattle, Boeing and many other businesses along the waterway will be involved in the overall cleanup […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The former owner and operator of an industrial site along the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila has signed an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) to test soil and groundwater for contamination, a step toward planning a future river cleanup. The order covers the 21-acre Jorgensen Forge Corp. site at 78531 East Marginal Way […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new owner of a contaminated property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle will remove contaminated soil from part of the site under a proposed work plan and amendment to an existing legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology. DeNovo Seattle LLC has purchased the 16-acre Crowley Marine Services 8th Avenue South site, which […]

  • 7 October 2011

    It’s one of the most polluted waterways in all of the Pacific Northwest. The lower five miles of Seattle’s Duwamish River were listed as a… By Bellamy Pailthorp (kplu) [mappress] Source: kplu, October 7, 2011;

  • 31 March 2011

    EPA wants to know what the public thinks about its plans to clean up the bed and banks of a part of the Duwamish River corridor known as… More info: epa [mappress] Source: epa, March 31, 2011    

  • 7 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin the first phase of construction in May on the Big Spring Creek Restoration Project on the Enumclaw Plateau in southeast King County. This project will relocate a major section of Big Spring Creek from the current ditched system into a channel consistent with its historic route. This […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    About 5,000 cubic yards of material unsuitable for open water placement is being dredged from the Duwamish River by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor beginning Jan. 25. The contractor will use a specially-designed clamshell bucket and approved dredging procedures designed to minimize sediment resuspension and remove the unsuitable material. The Corps’ Seattle District […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. Creosote-treated pilings […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Ten years after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listed the lower five miles of Seattle’s only river as a Superfund site, cleanup… BY PHUONG LE AP (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 3, 2011;

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another environmental milestone has been reached at the former Lockheed West Seattle Shipyard/Shipyard 2 on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an order to the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the cleanup of their property on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2, is the latest in a series of more than […]

  • 11 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle is restoring 4.5 acres of habitat along the shoreline of Terminal 5, while getting closer to its goal of removing 90 percent of creosote pilings from its properties. The 2,300 creosote pilings removed leave the port with around 8,000 remaining out of a total of 18,000 estimated in 2000. “Restoring shoreline […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nine months after issuing its Duwamish Waterway cleanup plan, the United States Environmental Protection Agency is sending a message to a company responsible for cleaning up its portion of the waterway’s pollution: make sure the work is done right or pay the price. As they removed and transported creosote pilings and PCB-laden sediments from the […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Reservoir Control Center is operating local dams around the clock for flood risk reduction and the Emergency Operations Center is responding to a request for flood fight assistance in Snohomish County. The Snohomish flood team deployed to assist the French Slough Diking District to shore up the vulnerable […]

  • 20 May 2013

    The Jorgensen Forge Corp. (Jorgensen) site along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle will undergo a partial environmental cleanup this summer under an amendment to a legal agreement between the company and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Ecology seeks public comment on an amendment to its 2007 agreed order with Jorgensen. Under that agreement, Jorgensen […]