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Commenting open: August 28, 2023 12:00AM PT - September 26, 2023 11:59PM PT.

I & J Waterway Legal Agreements

2023 Fact sheet

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Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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The Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites you to review two legal agreements for the cleanup of the I & J Waterway Site (Site) on the Bellingham waterfront. The agreements address each of the two Sediment Cleanup Units (SCU-1 and SCU-2) that comprise the Site.  

The agreements available for review are:

  • Consent Decree, SCU-1. This agreement between Ecology, the Port of Bellingham (Port) and Bornstein Seafoods (Bornstein) requires the Port and Bornstein to complete engineering design and construct the cleanup action for SCU-1. It includes an updated version of a cleanup action plan (CAP) finalized by Ecology in 2019.
  • Agreed Order, SCU-2. This agreement between Ecology and the Port requires the Port to design the cleanup action for SCU-2. It includes the same updated CAP as the consent decree for SCU-1.

En español

El Departamento de Ecología le invita a comentar sobre un reporte ambiental para el sitio que está contaminado I & J Waterway en Bellingham. Si le gustaría recibir este documento en español, por favor llame a 425-324-5901 y espere que un intérprete se una a la llamada o envíe un correo electrónico a Traducciones de avisos públicos para los sitios de limpieza de la Bahía de Bellingham se preparan bajo solicitud.

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