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BNSF Parkwater Railyard Site

Publication number Date Published
11-09-031September 2011
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Author(s) Carol Bergin
Description You have an opportunity to tell Ecology what you think about two documents that will guide cleanup at the BNSF Parkwater Railyard site. The facility, formerly known as Yardley, is one-half mile south of the Spokane River and lies over the Spokane Valley Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer. The property covers about 130 acres that has been used as a railyard for nearly 100 years.The site address is 5302 East Trent Avenue in the city of Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.The following documents are available for comment:The Draft Cleanup Action Plan selects the proposed cleanup actions for addressing contaminants at the site.
The State Environmental Policy Act and Determination of Non-Significance consider potential environmental impacts prior to the cleanup. Send your comments to Ecology September 30 through October 31, 2011.
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Keywords petroleum hydrocarbons, public comment period, contaminant, clean up
WEB PAGE Additional Information

BNSF Parkwater Railyard Cleanup Complete: Public invited to comment on 5-year review report and proposal to remove railyard from Hazardous Sites List and the restrictions on groundwater use.