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A public review/comment period for the RI/FS just ended on October 14th, 2015. This site, located at the north end of Boulevard Park, is comprised of contaminated uplands and aquatic lands associated with a historic gasification plant, which operated from the 1890s through the1940s.

Public review of the Consent Decree or amended Agreed Order, with a Cleanup Action Plan is scheduled for early 2016. This 200-acre site, including an industrial waste treatment lagoon, is associated with the former GP pulp and paper plant operations.

Stay tuned for upcoming public presentations and forums to learn more about the public process for the Bellingham Bay cleanup sites.

The North Sound Baykeeper, in coordination with and funded by the Department of Ecology, is working to educate citizens about cleanups in and around their communities.

Site contaminants include pentachlorophenol (PCP), hydrocarbons related to diesel fuel, dioxins, furans, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).

An interim cleanup took place in 2013 to contain oil seeping from the shoreline in an area of the site.

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