Metals Concentrations in Asarco Discharges and Receiving Waters Following Plant Closure.
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|Author(s)||Stinson, M. and D. Norton|
|Description||Discharges and receiving waters at and adjacent to the ASARCO facility on Commencement Bay were analyzed for trace metals to determine if ongoing discharges from the facility are elevating metals concentrations in nearshore waters. Concentrations of most metals in ASARCO outfalls were generally lower than when the plant was operating and in the range of values reported by ASARCO since the plant closed.|
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|Keywords||receiving water, Commencement Bay, closure, metals, order, water, zinc, outfall, Puget Sound, lead, copper, cadmium|
|WATERSHED||Water Resource Inventory Area 10 Puyallup-White|
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