Volunteer with us for Duwamish Alive! April 18

DA! 10YearsJoin us on April 18 at T-107 Park to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Duwamish Alive! and to help keep this site safe and beautiful for community, wildlife, and more!  At T-107, the public can access the river and returning salmon and other wildlife can rest, feed, and escape from predators.  Volunteering on the day is an opportunity to connect with your community and to care for places that are important for the health of our River.  You will be one of hundreds of volunteers working to making lasting sites at over 12 sites in the Duwamish Watershed!

Sign-up to volunteer here.

 


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The people have spoken!

The tally is in. EPA received over 2,300 comment letters in 10 languages, overwhelmingly in support of a stronger cleanup that will protect the river’s diverse communities of residents, fishers, tribes, workers, and recreational users, as well as its fish and wildlife and our public investment in cleanup. The City of Seattle and King County received another 43,000+ letters from around the county calling for a true cleanup that permanently removes toxic waste.

Get involved to make sure our voices continue to be heard!
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed the Lower Duwamish River – a five-mile stretch through South Seattle – as a federal Superfund site in 2001. The Superfund List is a roster of the most contaminated sites in the country. To see comments on EPA’s proposed cleanup plan and further Superfund information visit our Superfund site page.

Find how you can get involved to help ensure that the Duwamish will be A River for All here!

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Duwamish Waterway health study underway to inform EPA’s final cleanup plan for the Superfund site
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DRCC/TAG has launched the Duwamish Valley Healthy Communities Initiative, and continues to track three major policy issues related to the river cleanup: