TOFTDAHL DRUMS
WASHINGTON
EPA ID# WAD980723506
EPA Region 10
Clark County
Brush Prairie

3rd Congressional District

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Last Update: May, 2010

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Media Affected: Groundwater, Soil & Sludges, Surface Water
On-site surface water, groundwater, and soil were contaminated with heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Cleanup actions have removed any potential health threats that were present at the site.


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Early Actions: In 1983, EPA sampled the six leaking drums and placed them in an excavation trench lined with polyethylene. The drums were then capped with a sheet of polyethylene, excavated soil, and a final sheet of polyethylene. A six-foot fence was installed around the excavated area. Three additional drums were found in a second excavation and were placed within the fenced area. In 1984, five potential burial locations were identified outside the fence and one area inside the fence. Further investigation of the areas outside the fence uncovered metal debris and “paint-chip-like” debris. This debris was addressed in the subsequent cleanup action. Inside the fenced area, 20 pits were excavated. In 1985, the State of Washington removed and disposed of five crushed drums, parts of additional drums, and 40 cubic yards of contaminated soils. Contaminated soils were placed in polypropylene bags. All contaminated materials were disposed of off-site at a federally approved hazardous waste facility. The site was deleted from the National Priorities List (NPL) on December 23, 1988.


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SITE MANAGER(S):Susan Haas
E-MAIL ADDRESS:haas.susan@epa.gov
PHONE NUMBER:206-553-2120
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Information pertaining to this site is housed at the following location(s):
EPA Region 10 Superfund Records Center (Administrative Record)
1200 Sixth Avenue, ECL-076
Seattle, WA 98101