OLD INLAND PIT
WASHINGTON
EPA ID# WAD980982557
EPA Region 10
Spokane


5th Congressional District

Other Names: Spokane Steel Foundry
Last Update: April, 2010

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The Old Inland Pit site, located in Spokane, Washington, is a 10-acre former gravel pit that was mined between 1969-1976. From 1978 to 1983 a steel foundry disposed of 200 tons of baghouse dust at the site. The site is located over the sole source aquifer for 30,000 people within a three mile radius. The soil is contaminated with elevated levels of heavy metals.

Site Responsibility: This site is being addressed through state actions.

NPL Listing HistoryDates
Proposed Date:06/10/1986
Removed Date:
Withdrawal Date:
Final Date:02/21/1990
Deleted Date:08/31/1999


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Media Affected: Groundwater, Soil & Sludges
Soil contains elevated levels of heavy metals. Individuals may be exposed to hazardous chemicals through accidental ingestion of or direct contact with contaminated soil. Groundwater under the site contains low-levels of heavy metals; however, further sampling is needed to confirm whether levels in soil or
groundwater are a threat to human health and the environment.



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The site Remedial Investigation was conducted by the State and completed in 1998. The site cleanup was completed in February 1999. No further remedial action is anticipated. Groundwater monitoring will continue to provide data to assess health or environmental risks.

This site was deleted from the NPL on August 31, 1999



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SITE MANAGER(S):Sandra Treccani (state)
E-MAIL ADDRESS:satr461@ecy.wa.gov
PHONE NUMBER:509-329-3412

Tim Brincefield (EPA contact)
brincefield.timothy@epa.gov
206-553-2100
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR:Washington Department of Ecology
E-MAIL ADDRESS
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Information pertaining to this site is housed at the following location(s):
Washington Department of Ecology (Administrative Record)
Eastern Region
North 4601 Monroe Street, Suite 202
Spokane, WA 99205-1295