Asarco Superfund CleanupThe Tacoma Smelter Plume includes part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund cleanup site. EPA is cleaning up yards in the Ruston/North Tacoma Study Area, which covers Ruston and a small part of north Tacoma.
Ecology Plans To Do More Cleanup in the Study AreaEPA is cleaning up yard areas that have arsenic above 230 parts per million (ppm). Our program covers areas that have over 100 ppm arsenic. We will contact you if your yard qualifies for this new program.
Find your property in our new database!
Visit the Tacoma Smelter Cleanup Database to find soil sampling results and cleanup information for your property. This database currently only lists properties within the Ruston/North Tacoma Study Area.For questions about the EPA cleanup:
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