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Washington State Department of Corrections Washington State Penitentiary Site

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08-09-027November 2008
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Author(s) Carol Bergin
Description The Washington State Department of Ecology plans to enter into an Agreed Order with the Washington State Department of Corrections to conduct a Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) at the Washington State Penitentiary site. The site is located at 1313 North 13th Street, in the city of Walla Walla, Washington. Chemicals called volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have been identified in groundwater upgradient of the Sudbury Road landfill outside the prison perimeter fences. The City of Walla Walla has not found these chemicals in the drinking water that supplies the community and the prison. The Public Comment Period is November 19 through December 22, 2008. Public meetings will be held November 19.

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Keywords public comment period, Remedial Investigation, feasibility study, Agreed Order, contamination
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Washington State Department of Corrections Washington State Penitentiary Site