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The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) works to ensure a cleanup of the Duwamish River that is accepted by and benefits the community and protects fish, wildlife, and human health.  In collaboration with the community, we are working towards A River for AllGet involved with this effort.

Planting, Submitting Comments, and Kayaking

As the EPA-recognized Community Advisory Group for the Duwamish River Superfund site since 2001, DRCC/TAG provides the community with engagement opportunities and empowers these affected communities to use their voices on all aspects related to the cleanup of the river and pollution source control.   Check out the Final Cleanup Plan Community Fact Sheet for the most recent update on the cleanup of the Duwamish River. Today, DRCC/TAG’s programs have expanded to address other community and environmental health concerns.

Work Underway

Environmental Health issues are essential to the long-term success of the cleanup of the river and the health of the communities.  Efforts include:

Community Health efforts at DRCC/TAG are part of the Duwamish Valley Community Healthy Communities Initiative launched in 2011 to take action for a healthy community – healthy river, healthy people, healthy business districts, and more.  In 2014, the Initiative turned into an official program.  Currently, this includes two projects:

Community EngagementDRCC/TAG continues to actively engage and empower the community around issues relating to the environmental health, community health, and the Superfund process. Efforts include: