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Region 10 Remedial Project Manager Jacob Moersen will present on the Wyckoff/Eagle Harbor Superfund Site located in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Located only a short ferry ride from Seattle, the former wood treatment facility began operations in the early 1900s and grew to become one of the largest producers of creosote- and pentachlorophenol-treated wood in the country. Federal and state agencies began investigating in the early 1980s after receiving reports of cancerous lesions in fish and elevated PAH concentrations in sediment. The site was listed on the National Priorities List in 1987 and the facility ceased operations shortly thereafter.
An RI/FS was completed in 1991 and followed by a series of removal actions in the mid-1990s to stabilize the Site. A 2000 Record of Decision called for a reinforced sheet pile wall to support steam-enhanced extraction in the upland. Unfortunately, a robust thermal pilot study failed to meet objectives, and the contingency remedy of capping and groundwater treatment was mired in controversy. EPA recently issued two Record of Decision Amendments (RODAs) for the Site. The 2018 RODA identified road improvements, beach dredging and capping, and replacement of the failing sheet pile wall. The 2019 RODA selected in-situ stabilization/solidification (ISS) of 250,000+ cubic yards of contaminated soil in the upland along with a slurry cutoff wall and low-permeability vegetated cap. Upon completion of cleanup activities, the Site will be transformed into a public park.
This presentation will provide an overview of ongoing activities, including the following:
Lessons Learned: DES task order acquisition, award and kickoff for beach and upland design.
Schedule and Sequencing: Planned DES design and RES construction activities including integration with the replacement wall being led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Risk Management: Remediation risk register and/or climate vulnerability assessment screening.
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