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Tulalip Landfill

image - aerial view of Tulalip landfill

Tulalip Landfill is a 147-acre site located on North Ebey Island, within the boundaries of the Tulalip Indian Reservation near Marysville, Washington. The landfill is surrounded by Ebey Slough to the north and Steamboat Slough to the south. Surface water from these sloughs flows into northern Puget Sound, a federally designated national estuary that is a recognized habitat for shellfish and some endangered species, including salmon. The Tulalip Tribe leased land to the Seattle Disposal Company from 1964 to 1979. During that time, an estimated four million tons of commercial, industrial, and hospital waste were deposited in the landfill. In 1979, the landfill was closed. An estimated 7,800 people obtain their drinking water from private and municipal wells that are within four miles of the site. The nearest drinking water source is within one mile of the site.

Fact Sheets (Top)

EPA Has Completed a Checkup on the Tulalip Landfill Cleanup Site in Marysville, Washington (PDF) (1 pp. 25K) - October 27, 2008.
EPA Reviews Cleanup - May 2003 (1 page, 29 KB pdf)
EPA proposes to delete Tulalip Landfill from National Priorities List - June 2002
Construction Activities Completed - October 2000
Final Landfill Design Fact Sheet - June 19, 1998

Documents (Top)

Third Five-Year Review (PDF) (81 pp, 1.7M) - April 2013
Second Five Year Review (63 pp. 1MB, About PDF) - April 2008
Five Year Review - April 2003
Notice of deletion of the Tulalip Landfill Superfund Site from the National Priorities List - September 18, 2002, Federal Register
Notice of intent to delete Tulalip Landfill Site from the National Priorities List - June 7, 2002, Federal Register

Administrative Record Index (Top)

Fifth De Minimis Administrative Record Index
Deletion Docket Administrative Record Index

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Record of Decision (ROD) abstracts:
Fiscal Year
ROD Type
ROD Date
Operable Unit(s)
  01 Off-Source
  Abstract   Full-text [77K]
  02 On-Source
  Abstract   Full-text [463K]

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