Washington State Department of Ecology - October 18, 2013

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Comment time extended for proposed Southeast King County coal mine cleanup plan

BELLEVUE – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has added a month to a comment period announced last week on a proposed cleanup plan and legal agreement for a former King County coal mine, once used as a waste disposal site.

The extended public comment period for the Landsburg Mine site, near Ravensdale, will run through Dec. 12, 2013.

The proposed plan and related documents are available for review at:

Comments should be sent to Jerome Cruz, Ecology site manager: # # #

Media Contacts:

 Larry Altose, Ecology media relations, 425-649-7009, larry.altose@ecy.wa.gov
 Jerome Cruz, Ecology site manager, 425-649- 7094, jerome.cruz@ecy.wa.gov

For more information:

Oct. 9, 2013 news release (www.ecy.wa.gov/news/2013/255.html)

Landsburg Mine Site fact sheet (https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/gsp/DocViewer.ashx?did=22568)

Landsburg Mine site webpage (https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/gsp/Sitepage.aspx?csid=60)

Ecology’s social media (www.ecy.wa.gov/about/newmedia.html)