Department of Ecology News Release - October 12, 2015

Cleanup completed at Cornet Bay Marina
Site to be removed from state’s contaminated sites list

OAK HARBOR – The Cornet Bay Marina environmental cleanup site near Oak Harbor is ready to come off the state’s list of contaminated sites, according to a proposal by the Washington Department of Ecology.

The 1.1 acre site at 200 Cornet Bay Road underwent cleanup in 2014, followed by a year of groundwater monitoring. Ecology has determined that the site now meets state standards for protecting public health and the environment, and is seeking public comment before removing the property from its Hazardous Sites List.

As part of the cleanup work, crews:

Ecology conducted the $4.2 million cleanup under a cost sharing plan as part of a 1993 legal agreement with the property owner.

Information about the cleanup and Ecology’s proposed delisting is available at:

Comments will be accepted through Nov. 9, 2015. Please send comments and technical questions to Jing Liu, site manager:

Contact:

Larry Altose, communications, 425-649-7009, @EcySeattle

Jing Liu, cleanup site manager, 425-649-4310