MICA LANDFILL
WASHINGTON
EPA ID# WAD980511661
EPA Region 10
Spokane County
Mica

5th Congressional District

Other Names: Spokane Co Utilities Dept - Office, Spokane Co - Mica Landfill
Last Update: April, 2010

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The Mica Landfill site has been owned by Spokane County Utilities since 1972, and covers 65 acres near Mica, WA. Prior to 1991, the landfill was licensed by the State to handle hazardous, domestic, and industrial waste. Landfill operations ended in late 1991. Groundwater beneath the landfill is contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), heavy metals, and phenol. About 115 domestic water wells and two municipal wells are located within three miles of the site and serve approximately 4,000 people .

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

NPL Listing HistoryDates
Proposed Date:10/15/1984
Removed Date:
Withdrawal Date:
Final Date:06/10/1986
Deleted Date:


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Media Affected: Groundwater, Soil & Sludges
Groundwater contains VOCs, heavy metals, and phenols. Leachate (liquid moving through the land fill masses) is contaminated with at least 20 regulated organic compounds along with inorganic ions and metals. People who might ingest or come into direct contact with contaminated groundwater and leachate might be at risk. The presence of explosive levels of methane gas generated at the landfill, represents additional threats to public health and the environment.


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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
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Information pertaining to this site is housed at the following location(s):
Washington Department of Ecology (Administrative Record)
Eastern Regional Office
4601 North Monroe Street, Suite 202
Spokane, WA 99205-1295

Spokane County - Utilities Division (Selected Documents)
1026 West Broadway Avenue
Spokane, WA 99260-0180

Spokane Public Library (Selected Documents)
906 West Main Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201-0976

Valley Public Library (Selected Documents)
12004 East Main Avenue
Spokane, WA 99206-5114