This summer, the Tacoma Smelter Plume - Soil Safety Program will be cleaning up Vassault Park to remove arsenic and lead soil contamination from the former Asarco copper smelter. Metro Parks Tacoma will coordinate drainage improvements during the cleanup work.
Neighborhood MeetingWe are holding a neighborhood meeting to talk about cleanup and drainage improvement plans:
Monday, May 19, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Tacoma Police Substation at Kandle Park, 5140 N 26th St., Tacoma
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Open house session
6:30 - 7:15 p.m. Presentation, question and answer
7:15 - 7:30 p.m. Open house session
Questions about the cleanup?
- Read the fact sheet with more information about the cleanup work.
- Contact Ecology project manager John Zinza at (360) 407-6249 or John.Zinza@ecy.wa.gov.
- Contact Metro Parks project manager Roger Stanton at (253) 305-1082 or RogerS@tacomaparks.com.