On Friday January 6, 2017 EPA Region 10 released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site in Portland, Oregon.  They selected “Alternative F Modified” as the final remedy proposing 394 acres of contaminated sediment dredging, capping and natural recovery.  The cleanup cost is estimated by EPA at $1.05 billion and will take about 13 years to complete. 

The EPA Fact Sheet outlines the basic elements of the ROD and the EPA’s website has the most up-to-date information about information sessions as well as the ROD text and figures.