Public Comment Form

Occidental Chemical Corporation Public Comment Period

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

We’re overseeing the cleanup at Occidental Chemical Corporation, located at 605 E. Alexander Avenue in the Tacoma Tideflats.

We invite you to review and comment on the following documents:

· Draft cleanup action plan (dCAP): This plan outlines how site contamination will be cleaned up.

· Draft agreed order (AO): The legal document requiring the cleanup.

· Draft permit: This document allows environmental cleanup activities to continue under Ecology’s oversight.

· Draft State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) checklist and determination of non-significance (DNS): We use the SEPA checklist to find and evaluate likely environmental impacts. We believe cleanup work is not likely to harm the environment.

·Draft public participation plan : This plan encourages community involvement in cleanup decisions.

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Comments are due by March 29, 2024. To make a comment, please enter comment(s) in the text area. To submit attachments, use the "upload a file" button below. Then hit 'Continue' to review your comment(s). Next steps: After the close of the comment period Ecology will review and respond to comments in a responsiveness summary. We will send out notice about the next steps to anyone who provided contact information above. Any information (e.g., personal or contact) you provide on this comment form or in an attachment may be publicly disclosed and posted on the Internet.

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