Public Comment Form

BNSF Railway Black Tank Property - Cleanup Action Plan

You are invited to comment on cleanup plans for 3202 E. Wellesley in the Hillyard neighborhood of Spokane. Due to train refueling and other industrial activities, areas of soil are contaminated, and a 7 acre plume of petroleum rests on groundwater 170 feet underground. We selected excavation for the contaminated surface soil, and a combination of bioventing and biosparging to address deep soil and groundwater contamination, with the possibility of adding steam-enhanced extraction for the deep contamination if groundwater remediation does not meet the cleanup schedule.

Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.


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Comments are due by June 11, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

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Next steps: After the close of the comment period Ecology will review and respond to comments. We will send our response to comments document to anyone who provided contact information above, and it will be posted online. After the Cleanup Action Plan is final, the responsible parties will follow it to clean up the site.

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