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Thurston County Summary Study (2004)

Arsenic, lead, and other metals were released into the environment from the Asarco copper smelter in Tacoma. Pollution from the smelterís smokestack traveled with the wind and settled onto the soil in much of the Puget Sound area. ...more

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answers to common questions. ...more

Healthy Actions: How to Reduce Contact with Contaminants in Dirt

Guidelines to help you reduce exposure to lead, arsenic, and other contaminants in dirt. ...more

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This page last updated: 08/05/13