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Update to the Yard Program Soil Replacement Sequence

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23-09-106May 2023
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Author(s) Justin Zakoren
Description The Tacoma Smelter Plume project has updated the plan for replacement of residential yard soil in the plume area. Replacement of soil is a project of the Yard Program to address the arsenic and lead contamination that was deposited in surface soil from the former Asarco Smelter in north Tacoma. This plan is the addendum and supplement to the Residential Yard Sampling and Cleanup Program Final Program Design and Implementation Plan published in 2013. The purpose of the addendum is to incorporate considerations of environmental health disparities into our sequencing plan for yard soil replacement in Tacoma outside of the Environmental Protection Agency Study Area. This 2023 Sequence Update prioritizes soil replacement by risk and the environmental disparities experienced by communities in the Yard Program Service Area.
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Keywords Yard Program, Tacoma smelter plume, Soil Replacement Sequence Update
WEB PAGE Soil Replacement for Residential Yards
CLEANUP SITE Cleanup Site ID: 3657

FACILITY SITE Facility Site ID: 89267963


Yard Program Soil Replacement Sequence Update: Addressing Environmental Health Equity in Cleanup

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Обновление порядка восстановления почв по программе Yard

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Tacoma Smelter Plume Residential Yard Sampling and Cleanup Program: Program Design and Implementation Plan