Superfund site is topic of Aug.19 public meeting

The Port of Tacoma and Occidental Chemical Company would like to combine contaminated sediments from the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site and the Commencement Bay Nearshore/Tideflats Superfund Site in the Blair Slip 1 disposal facility in Commencement Bay.

The Port of Tacoma and Occidental have the technical and regulatory requirements for this action and have asked the Environmental Protection Agency for approval.

Citizens are invited to a public meeting from 7 pm. to 9 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the World Trade Center Tacoma, Room 104, 3600 Port of Tacoma Rd. For driving directions, call 253/383-9474.