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Commenting open: May 22, 2023 12:00AM PT - July 05, 2023 11:59PM PT.

Westman Marine: Cleanup Action Plan and Associated Documents

2023 Fact sheet

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Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Ecology invites you to comment on a draft cleanup action plan and associated documents for the Westman Marine cleanup site (Site) at the Blaine Harbor. The Port of Bellingham (Port) owns and operates Blaine Harbor. The plan calls for a combination of removing and capping, monitoring conditions, and restricting uses.

The following documents are available for review:
  • Cleanup Action Plan: Ecology's plan that describes the cleanup work to address contamination at the Site.
  • Agreed Order: Legal agreement that requires the Port to develop detailed design documents for work described in the cleanup action plan.
  • State Environmental Policy Act-Determination of Non-Significance: Ecology determination that the cleanup work is not likely to harm the environment.

Ecology is also holding a 45-day comment period for the Sea K Fish cleanup site located in Blaine Harbor.

En español
El Departamento de Ecología le invita a comentar sobre un reporte ambiental para el sitio que está contaminado Westman Marine en Blaine.  

Para recibir este documento en español, por favor llame a 425-324-5901 y espere a que un intérprete se una a la llamada o envíe un correo electrónico a Traducciones de avisos públicos para este sitio de limpieza se preparan bajo solicitud.

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Comments are due by July 5, 2023 at 11:59 P.M.

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