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Asphalt Cover at Tacoma Tar Pits Superfund Site, WA
Last Updated: May 20, 2003
Site Information                                               
Site Name, Location:   Tacoma Tar Pits, Tacoma, WA  USA
(EPA Region 10)
Superfund Site:   Yes
Federal Facility:   No

Bottom liner:   No Annual Precipitation:   38.95 inches

Project Information                                              
Project Name:   Asphalt Cover at Tacoma Tar Pits Superfund Site, WA
Project Scale:   Full scale
Demonstration Program:   Not a demonstration project
Project Status:   Installed
Date Installed:   1995

Cover Information                                              
 Cover Type:   Asphalt
Cover Size:   2 acres
Drainage Layer:   No
Biointrusion Layer:   No
Gas Collection Layer:   No
Designer Name:   Wilder Construction
Performance Data Available:   No
Reference(s)   Personal communication between Danielle Gratton, Tetra Tech EM Inc., and Jerry Thayer, Wilder Construction Company. March 1, 2002.

Point(s) of Contact                                           
Primary Contact
Organization:   Wilder Construction Company
Name:   Jerry Thayer, MatCon Program Manager
Address:   1525 East Marine View Drive, Everett, WA 98201-1927
Phone:   425-551-3100
Fax:   425-551-3316
Web Address:
Secondary Contact
Organization:   Washington Department of Ecology
Name:   , Waste Department Program Staff

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