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Superfund Site Report: PACIFIC SOUND RESOURCES
 
 
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  • Site Description
    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...
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  • Threats and Contaminants
    Contaminants Detected

      Ground
    Water
    Surface
    Water
    Air Soil Other
    2-METHYLNAPHTHALENE XX  
    ACENAPHTHENE X   
    ACENAPHTHYLENE    X
    ANTHRACENE XX  
    ARSENIC XX  
    BENZ(A)ANTHRACENE XX  
    BENZO(A)PYRENE    X
    BENZO(B)FLUORANTHENE XX  
    BENZO(K)FLUORANTHENE X   
    CARBAZOLE  X  
    CHROMIUM XX  
    COPPER  X  
    COPPER COMPOUNDS  X  
    DIBENZOFURAN X   
    FLUORENE X   
    PHENANTHRENE XX  
    PYRENE XX  
    ZINC  X  
    ZINC COMPOUNDS  X  


    Groundwater and Drinking Water

    Were drinking water wells shut down due to contamination? No data
    Are drinking water wells potentially threatened? No data
     
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  • Pre-Cleanup Rankings
    EPA Hazard Ranking System scores for PACIFIC SOUND RESOURCES:

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    Rank Superfund sites in the U.S., WASHINGTON, or in KING County by EPA Hazard Ranking Scores.

    *Note: EPA's Hazard Ranking System is designed to screen and prioritize sites for the Superfund program, based on limited data available at time of listing. These scores are not based on a comprehensive risk assessment of the site and do not reflect conditions after initiation of cleanup work.
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  • Site Information
    Site Name: PACIFIC SOUND RESOURCES
    EPA ID: WAD009248287
    Address: 2801 SW FLORIDA ST
    SEATTLE, WA 98126
    Other Names: WYCKOFF WEST SEATTLE
    Site Ownership: Indian Lands
    Category of Site: No data
    Date of Final Listing on the NPL: May 31, 1994
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  • Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Involvement
    Number of PRPs currently associated with this site: 0

    List Potentially Responsible Parties identified by U.S. EPA as associated with the PACIFIC SOUND RESOURCES Superfund site.
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