Stage of Clean-up: Design Underway
The West Seattle wood treating plant of Pacific Sound Resources (PSR) is located at 2801 Southwest Florida Street in Seattle, King County, Washington. The 20-acre property is in an industrial area on the shore of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound, near the Duwamish River. Wood treating operations at the plant date to 1906. PSR has owned and operated the facility since 1964. Another turn-of-the-century wood treating facility owned and operated by PSR (formerly the Wyckoff Co.) since 1964 was placed on the NPL in 1987 as part of the Wyckoff Co.-Eagle Harbor site. Operations at the two facilities have been similar. The primary wood preservatives used were CREOSOTE, which consists primarily of polyaromatic HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) and PENTACHLOROPHENOL (PCP). Each was mixed with fuel OIL. More...