The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent out a letter to my neighborhood in November 2014 (see below.) The letter notifies people living around the Duwamish River about EPA-sponsored clean-up work on the river.
According to a City of Seattle Web page, the Duwamish River was listed as an EPA Superfund site back in 2001. However, it wasn’t until a few years ago that federal and local authorities could scrape together the money to actually get started with the clean-up. Now that the money’s in the bank, the clean-up is well underway.
Here’s what the dredging part of the operation looks like:
Click on either of the page images below to enlarge the letter for reading.