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  • Dirt Alert! Resources

    We link you to what you need to know.

    Learn steps to safely get rid of your contaminated soil.

    • What should I do with small and large amounts of soil?
    • When can I take my soil to the transfer station?
    • How much will soil disposal cost?
    • Should I hire a contractor?

    Get Covered! Mulching Instructions

    • What is mulch?
    • What should I use?
    • How much do I need?

    Dirtalert.info

    • Regional information.
    • Media resources.
    • Information in Spanish.
    • Landscape information.
    • Pet health effects information.

    Washington State Department of Ecology

    • Technical help.
    • Soil replacement.

    King County Health Department-Dirt Alert!—Tacoma Smelter Plume resources for residents of King County.

    Thurston County Health Department-Dirt Alert!—Tacoma Smelter Plume resources for residents of Thurston County.

    Their Mines, Our Stories—Work, Environment and Justice in ASARCO-Affected Communities: Stories from Evergreen State College faculty.

    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry—More information about health effects of arsenic and lead.