By Marian Abbett, Site Manager, Toxics Cleanup Program
Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed activity on the Rayonier Mill site. The City of Port Angeles (city) and Rayonier have begun work on the part of the city’s CSO project on the mill property.
About one mile of CSO pipeline trenches will be on the former mill property. Some soil and groundwater the city is finding on the former mill property is contaminated, so the city and Rayonier are following special practices to manage contaminated and potentially-contaminated materials when they are found.
To give you an idea of what’s going on behind the fences, here are some photos of the work: