The Jorgensen Forge facility was scheduled for cleanup as part of the Lower Duwamish River Superfund cleanup.¬†The site is located at 8531 East Marginal Way South in Tukwila, Washington.¬†Originally developed in 1942 by the Navy to produce naval equipment, the property has had a variety of owners over the last seven decades. Currently the facility is owned and operated by the Jorgensen Forge Corporation and is still in use as a steel and aluminum forge for various industrial clients.¬†Jorgensen Forge Corporation will conduct the cleanup with EPA oversight.
DRCC/TAG supports EPA‚Äôs selection of Alternative 4 which proposes complete removal of all contaminated sediments below the Washington State Sediment standards followed by a clean layer of backfill.
COALITION COMMENTS¬†on Jorgensen Forge cleanup plan (coming soon)
EPA will accept written public comments on their cleanup plans for Boeing plant 2 until June 30, 2011.¬†This is the only opportunity for the public to weigh in on plans for the cleanup at the Jorgensen Forge site.
Comments can be sent to EPA via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ‘cc’ DRCC/TAG on your letters at: email@example.com.
Standard postal mail comments can be sent to: U.S. EPA, Region 10
ATTN: Shawn Blocker 1200 6th Avenue, Suite 900, AWT-121
Seattle WA, 98101