Project Title & Description
Linn County Site-Specific Brownfields Assessment - Sweet Home, Oregon 2014-17
Linn County will conduct environmental assessment, remedial planning, and community involvement activities for the Former Wood Products Manufacturing & Aggregate Mining Site in Sweet Home, Oregon. The site is approximately 400 acres, extending from South Santiam River in the north to US Hwy 20 in the south. The former mill facility occupies 150 acres to the south and the adjacent aggregate mining operation occupies 250 acres to the north. Contamination includes pentachlorophenol in soils and heavy oil-range hydrocarbons in log pond sediments associated with the former mill and elevated soil arsenic concentrations and petroleum contaminated soils associated with the mining operation.