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Ecology Invites Public Comment on Hammer Park Cleanup

From: Fawley, Ian (ECY)
Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:15 AM
To: Mayor Julia Johnson
Subject: Ecology Notice: Chevron 97502 cleanup site in Sedro-Woolley; Comment Period 6/22 – 7/21; Online Meeting: 6/30

Greetings,

You are receiving this email notice because of your interest in the Chevron 97502 cleanup site in Sedro-Woolley, WA.

The Department of Ecology invites you to comment on an agreed order (legal agreement) and a public participation plan for the Chevron 97502 cleanup site (Site).

The Site is located at the corner of Ferry and Metcalf Streets in downtown Sedro-Woolley, WA. The City of Sedro-Woolley (City) currently owns the Site property. Chevron USA Inc. (Chevron) operated a service station at the Site from 1950 until 1991. 

The legal agreement between Ecology, the City, and Chevron will require the City and Chevron to evaluate cleanup options and create a cleanup plan. A future legal agreement will require the City and Chevron to design and carry out the work described in the cleanup plan.

The following documents are available for review and comment:

  • Agreed Order:  legal agreement between Ecology, the City, and Chevron that requires the City and Chevron to characterize the Site (Remedial Investigation), evaluate cleanup options (Feasibility Study), and create a draft Cleanup Action Plan.
  • Public Participation Plan:  document that explains how people can participate in the cleanup process.

Comments accepted:

June 22 – July 21, 2020

          http://www.bit.ly/Ecology-Chevron97502-Comments

Ecology’s webpage:

          http://www.bit.ly/Ecology-Chevron97502

  • Cleanup documents
  • Site details
  • Contact information

Online Public Meeting

In consideration of public health and safety, Ecology will hold an onlinepublic meeting to provide more information and answer questions:

Tuesday, June 30, 2020; 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

(Please join at least 10 minutes before meeting to connect audio.)

Pre-Meeting Registration and Information

  • Visit Ecology’s webpage for registration and login details: www.bit.ly/Ecology-Chevron97502 
  • Call Ian Fawley, Outreach Specialist, 425-324-5901, for dial-in options and other online meeting support.

Attached: 

FACTSHEET_Chevron97502_AO_PPP_FINAL_June2020.PDF

Best Regards, 

Ian Fawley
Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist
Washington State Department of Ecology
Bellingham Field Office  |  Toxics Cleanup Program
913 Squalicum Way, Unit 101, Bellingham, WA 98225
Office: 360-255-4382  |  Cell:  425-324-5901  |  ian.fawley@ecy.wa.gov

All of Ecology’s offices are closed to walk-in service until further notice. However, we are still operating. Please contact me by calling my work cell 425-324-5901 or sending me an email at ian.fawley@ecy.wa.gov