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Duwamish industrial corridor

Mark Sindell

Duwamish industrial corridor

a revitalization project

by Mark Sindell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wetland restoration -- Washington (State) -- Hamm Creek Watershed,
  • Environmental protection -- Washington (State) -- Hamm Creek Watershed,
  • Pollution prevention -- Washington (State) -- Hamm Creek Watershed,
  • Environmental protection -- Washington (State) -- Seattle,
  • Pollution prevention -- Washington (State) -- Seattle

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Sindell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69, [18] leaves :
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17600955M
    OCLC/WorldCa47926864

    The Green-Duwamish River was ranked as the fifth most endangered river in the United States according to a report by the non-profit environmental organization American Rivers. 29 Some acres [,73 ha] of the LDR has been designated as a Superfund site as of , due to a history of industrial pollution, stormwater runoff, and.   The South Park community in Seattle is a small neighborhood with a big voice. Nearly 4, people live, work, study, play, farm, and raise families in this river-hugging community wedged at the heart of the Duwamish Valley industrial corridor. Nearly 4, people live, work, study, play, farm, and raise families in this river-hugging community wedged at the heart of the Duwamish Valley industrial corridor. Students, parents, business owners, artists, machinists, environmentalists, and civic .


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Duwamish industrial corridor by Mark Sindell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Duwamish Coalition's strategy and partnerships to promote the environmentally responsible redevelopment of “brownfield” properties in the Duwamish Industrial Corridor. We would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of every member of the project team. Their intellectual contributions have helped make thisFile Size: KB.

Duwamish 8th avenue corridor Duwamish River Park bridges the habitat and pedestrian gap between Georgetown and South Park wetlands, forests and agriculture the fl ood zone, the landfi ll and the slide zone have been reclaimed for estuary habitat and native plant nurseries spanning the Duwamish habitat, pedestrian corridors and windmills.

The Duwamish Corridor serves as home to hundreds of businesses that represent percent of all manufacturing in King County, supporting more thanfull-time jobs.

For decades, these companies have performed a variety of heavy commercial and industrial operations and activities including metal manufacturing, container storage and. The goal is to improve water quality in the Duwamish River by preventing about 20 combined sewer overflows from discharging into the river each year.

The treatment station on South Michigan Street is designed to reduce sewer overflows into the Duwamish. Treated water will be discharged through an outfall pipe into the Lower Duwamish Waterway.

Duwamish Industrial Corridor Seattle. Approaching/sailing away from the [still] new 14th Avenue South (South Park) Bridge, whose closure for four years starting in verily isolated South Park from easy access from the rest of the city.

About years ago, the Duwamish was straightened and dredged, reducing 14 miles of winding river to 5 miles of industrial “waterway.” Nearly all of the native habitat – mudflats, marshes, and swamps surrounded by old growth Cedar, Douglas Fir, and Hemlock trees – was replaced by agriculture, then industry.

A highly developed commercial-industrial corridor, The Duwamish River, before engineering modifications. at the start of the 20th century, was a natural distributary channel of the Cedar and Green Rivers, as well as at times Seismic Stability of the Duwamish River Delta, Seattle, Author: Robert E.

Kayen, Walter A. Barnhardt. The raw beauty of the Duwamish Originally published November 4, at am Updated November 5, at am Ok, you've never sent a Author: Seattle Times Staff.

The Duwamish River is a working waterfront that supports Seattle’s port and related shipping and industrial businesses.

The river is also a fishing and recreational resource. Salmon and trout entering and leaving the Green-Duwamish River use this area as a migration corridor and a large number of fish and wildlife species use the estuary for.

In the industrial corridor of Seattle’s lower Duwamish River, J.A. Brennan Associates worked with a team of professionals to set habitat goals that. The Delhi–Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project (DMIC) is a planned industrial development project between India's capital, Delhi and its financial hub, DMIC project was launched in pursuance of an MOU signed between the Government of India and the Government of Japan in December It is one of the world's largest infrastructure projects with an.

Due to 20th century industrial contamination, the lower 5 miles ( km) of the Duwamish was declared a Superfund site by the United States Environmental Protection contaminants include PCBs, PAHs, mercury, and phthalates.

The cleanup of the river has been controversial: one plan for an "early action" or hotspot cleanup proposed to dredge Mouth: Elliott Bay. A highly developed commercial-industrial corridor, extending from the City of Kent to the Elliott Bay/Harbor Island marine terminal facilities, is founded on the young Holocene deposits of the Duwamish River valley.

The deposits of this Holocene delta have been shaped not only by relative sea-level rise but also by episodic volcanism and. The Duwamish MIC is the northeastern end of an industrial corridor that extends from downtown Seattle south to Kent Valley.

Comprised of approximately 4, acres of marine and industrial lands, the Duwamish MIC is a unique regional resource and economic engine. Within the Puget Sound region, the Kent Valley has been the strongest industrial.

Airport (Boeing Field) is located inside the North Tukwila MIC, at the far north end of the city. The center adjoins with Seattle’s Duwamish MI, extending the industrial corridor south along the Duwamish.

The center is a major distribution hub, well served by auto, truck, air, rail, and water transportation. Comparison to Center Plan Checklist. The Duwamish can, and should, be transformed into a healthy, viable river that reflects the diverse community that has grown from its banks.

The Duwamish is too important to : Seattle Times Staff. The Green River flows from undeveloped Washington wildland through increasingly urbanized areas to become the Duwamish River—Seattle’s major industrial corridor since the early s. Along the entire 92+ mile route, one mammal that calls the river home can serve as a telling indicator of the health of this critical waterway—the North.

Contact the Duwamish Tribe at our Headquarters located at the Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center Address: W Marginal Way SW, Seattle, WA Phone: () Email: [email protected] CFD Charity Code: KCEGP Code:   While the Duwamish prepared for a courtroom showdown, their long-held dream of building a longhouse began taking shape.

In they scraped together enough money to buy a tiny, bramble-tangled parcel in the industrial corridor along West Marginal Way. Still they lacked the $3 million needed for the longhouse.

Two notes from and about the Duwamish River industrial corridor tonight: First - we dropped by the Lafarge of North America cement plant in eastern West Seattle this. The Our Green/Duwamish Preliminary Background Report is completed and available for review.

This report is a working document that marks the first step to develop strategies to strengthen communities and improve air, land, and water outcomes in the Green/Duwamish Watershed.

Industrial development. In the early s, the lower (northern) section of the river was straightened and dredged for industrial development. By the s, channelization had transformed a 9-mile estuary into the 5-mile Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW). Nicholson Industries Inc.

has put its now-idle South Seattle manufacturing plant on the market, although the company plans to relocate its headquarters somewhere in the Duwamish industrial corridor. The phenomenon also is at the root of a long-simmering political fight in the Duwamish industrial corridor. Longtime users of industrial space watch nervously as gentrification squeezes some of.

The Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW) site is located in King County, Washington on the south shore of Elliott Bay and consists of nearly 5 miles of the Duwamish River south of downtown Seattle (Figure 1).

The LDW has been Seattle's major industrial corridor since it wasFile Size: 1MB. Seattle and King County created the Duwamish Coali- tion, a multi-jurisdic- tional, public/private partnership, to address brownfields cleanup and redevelopment in the Duwamish indus- trial corridor.

This cor- ridor is the most highly concentrated industrial area in. Lower Duwamish. Flowing through an industrial corridor south of Seattle, the lower five miles of the Duwamish River (Lower Duwamish) were designated a federal Superfund site and listed on the National Priorities List by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in September The Duwamish Coalition is abroad-based partnership of over local, state, Tribal, and business organizations, as well as residential and environmental groups, which has as its focus the cleanup and revitalization of the Duwamish industrial corridor.

InMark Powell swam from the headwaters of Green-Duwamish River in the Cascade Mountains to the river’s end in the saltwater of Puget Sound. From June to October, he swam 85 miles from the meandering, pristine start of the river to the polluted superfund end of the river.

This site chronicles his journey. Drawing Continued. "Seattle's not going away," Hiltner concludes. And the Duwamish is "still going to be in the industrial corridor. There isn't a good answer." Even if.

The Lower Duwamish Waterway has served as Seattle’s major industrial corridor since it was created by the widening and straightening of the Lower Duwamish River, completed in the early s. Past and present discharges to the waterway include boat manufacturing and repair, marina operations, airplane parts manufacturing, and metals fabrication.

Long known as an industrial area, Seattle’s Duwamish River Valley is also a great place to learn about nature. The valley is home to Seattle’s only river, the cultural center of Seattle’s first people and a landscape of river bends, industrial areas, fishing communities and rare birds that truly represent urban nature at its most threatened and most resilient.

N2N Spotlight Duwamish Valley Youth Corps Young volunteers are greening the polluted Duwamish river corridor J By Elaine Chu, Philanthropic Advisor.

The South Park/Georgetown neighborhood sits along the Duwamish River industrial corridor, an area filled with pollution and toxins. News > Spokane EPA has cleanup plan for Duwamish River Seattle waterway project expected to take 17 years. Wed., Dec. 3, A fisherman readies a cast into the Lower Duwamish.

That step has broadened the Industrial Council's mandate to include other companies in the Duwamish area, including Starbucks Corp. "It was a Author: Steve Wilhelm. Farallon completed a focused RI/FS for groundwater at a former chemical mixing plant in the Duwamish industrial corridor with an year history of manufacturing operations.

Historical activities that included the manufacture of cleaning products had resulted in a unique groundwater chemistry, with high concentrations of chlorinated solvents. EPA Duwamish Cleanup March 24 at AM Here's an online opportunity to hear from @KingCountyWTD staff about the issues facing the region’s wastewater system, including what it means for the Duwamish: Join this webinar on Wed., March 25th p.m.

and learn about how King County is planning for a clean water future!2/5(1). The Lower Duwamish Waterway (LDW) Superfund site is a five mile segment of Seattle’s only river, the Duwamish. The river flows between Georgetown and South Park and through the industrial core of Seattle into Elliott Bay.

Why is the Lower Duwamish Waterway polluted. The LDW has served as Seattle’s major industrial corridor since the early. The West Duwamish Greenbelt remains an important part of the Duwamish Watershed because it serves as a buffer between the polluted industrial corridor and nearby residences.

The Greenbelt offers many benefits to our community including reducing stormwater runoff, improving air quality, dampening noise, and reducing erosion. David Zarett, a year-old developer of Zarett Properties, knows plenty about real estate in the Puget Sound region.

To him, the deal for Olympic Cold Storage's former facility made perfect sense. So two years ago he bought the old brick building, for nearly $ million and sunk another $8 million into rehabbing it.

However, much of the supply in was in areas farther from central industrial areas, with just 8 percent in the Duwamish-to-Auburn industrial corridor, but 81 percent in Snohomish, Pierce and Author: Steve Wilhelm.

“You’ll see farmlands history,” Bentley said. “There were Italian truck farmers along the river, a Swiss dairy farm, riverboat landings this Duwamish corridor is just a .The Green River flows from undeveloped Washington wildland through increasingly urbanized areas to become the Duwamish River—Seattle’s major industrial corridor since the early s.

Along the 65+ mile route, the North American river otter can serve as a telling indicator of the health of this critical waterway.