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Tacoma Smelter Plume Soil Safety at Federal Way Parks

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12-09-084July 2012
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Author(s) Hannah Aoyagi
Description This fact sheet describes soil cleanup work and signs planned for three Federal Way parks, for the fall of 2012. Three parks in Federal Way have some Tacoma Smelter Plume soil contamination in their woods. Arsenic and lead from the old Asarco copper smelter in north Tacoma traveled with the wind and landed on soils over a large area. Ecology’s Soil Safety Program is using money from a settlement with Asarco to help protect children at these parks.
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Keywords Tacoma smelter plume, soil contamination
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