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Environmental Cleanup Site Information (ECSI) Database Site Summary Report - Details for Site ID 4704, Weyerhaeuser - Ingram Yard

This report shows data entered as of December 15, 2018 at 12:48:13 PM

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Environmental Cleanup Site Information (ECSI) Database Site Summary Report - Details for Site ID 4704, Weyerhaeuser - Ingram Yard

Site Photos
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View Photo 12/04/2018 Location of the Ingram yard site 991 Kb

General Site Information

Site ID: 4704 Site Name: Weyerhaeuser - Ingram Yard CERCLIS No:
Address: Trans-Pacific Ln. North Bend 97459
  County: Coos Region: Western
Other location information: The Ingram Yard property is about 1 mile west of the former Weyerhaeuser Containerboard main mill complex, and is located on a portion of Tax Lot 200 (see Coos County, Map 25 13 & Index).
Investigation Status: Suspect site requiring further investigation
Brownfield Site: No NPL Site: No Orphan Site: No Study Area: No
Property: Twnshp/Range/Sect: 25S , 13W , 5 Tax Lots: Part of 200
  Latitude: 43.4311 deg. Longitude: -124.2685 deg.  Site Size: 81.4 acres
Other Site Names:
  Weyerhaeuser North Bend Containerboard Mill

Site Characteristics

General Site Description: (9-06 WRM) The Ingram Yard property is currently vacant and undeveloped. The Ingram Yard property is bordered to the east by dune and forest areas and an industrial facility (currently Roseburg Forest Products, North Bend Chip Facility). It is bordered on the south by Coos Bay, on the west by the Henderson Marsh area, and on the north by Trans Pacific Lane. Because the Ingram Yard has been used in the past for industrial purposes (e.g., dredge spoils disposal, etc.), the Ingram Yard is slowly revegetating with a mix of native and non-native introduced plant species.
Site History: The Ingram Yard was used as a livestock ranch and dairy prior to 1958, and as a log sorting and chipping yard from the late 1970s to early 1980s. The property was used for land spreading of decant-basin solids from the mill wastewater treatment facilities from 1985 to 1994. Dredge spoils from U.S. Army Corps dredging of Coos Bay were placed on the Ingram Yard property in 1972 and 1973.
Contamination Information: The decant basin solids, ash, and dredged sediment contained residual levels of metals, PCBs, dioxin, and petroleum hydrocarbons.
Manner and Time of Release: Land spreading of materials containing residual levels of various contaminants occurred over the period from the late 1970s until about 1994.
Hazardous Substances/Waste Types: Semivolatile organic compounds, heavy metals, PCBs, and dioxins
Pathways: Humans: incidental ingestion of soils. Ecological receptors: incidental ingestion of soils, ingestion of invertebrates
Environmental/Health Threats: (9-06 WRM) Initial concerns included direct contact with contaminated soils, but the Level II Environmental Assessment demonstrated that residual contaminants are present at the site at levels below human and ecological levels of concern.
Status of Investigative or Remedial Action: (9-06 WRM) Weyerhaeuser evaluated environmental conditions at the Ingram Yard property as part of their Containerboard (ECSI #1083) facility closure and decommissioning process. (The investigation for this site was completed as a part of the former Weyerhaeuser North Bend Containerboard Mill closure work, and the various reports for the Ingram Yard are kept in the file for ECSI #1083). Areas of concern were identified by reviewing data from past environmental assessment work, observations of current site conditions, DEQ’s strategy recommendation (including a list of areas DEQ recommended for evaluation), Weyerhaeuser’s knowledge of past practices, and the findings of a recent Level I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) report (Delta, 2004). A preliminary scope of work for a Level II investigation to evaluate the Ingram Yard was provided to and approved by DEQ during April and June 2005.

As a part of their Level II investigation, Weyerhaeuser conducted a screening level human and ecological risk assessment of residual contamination present in surface soils at the Ingram Yard. The report concluded that residual contaminants do not exceed DEQ's acceptable risk levels.

DEQ considers the investigation the Ingram Yard to be complete and recommends that, unless new or previously undisclosed information becomes available which warrants further investigation, no further action is required at the Ingram Yard under ORS 465.200, et. seq.

However, while surface soils at the Ingram Yard site meet human health and ecological screening criteria, they contain low levels of potentially bioaccumulating chemicals and must not be placed in waters of the state.

Data Sources: Please see ECSI #1083 for a complete list of data sources

Substance Contamination Information

Substance Media Contaminated Concentration Level Date Recorded
ARSENIC Soil Arsenic was not detected in samples collected in 2005. Laboratory detection limits were 10 mg/kg.  
TETRACHLORODIBENZO-p-DIOXIN,2,3,7,8- Soil 90% upper confidence limit concentration for 2,3,7,8-TCDD collected from the Ingram Yard site in 2005 is 0.00000253 mg/kg  
TRIBUTYLTIN Soil Tributyl tin was not detected in surface soils collected in 2005 at laboratory detection limits of about 0.0025 mg/kg  

Investigative, Remedial and Administrative Actions

Action Start Date Compl. Date Resp. Staff Lead Pgm
Letter Agreement  (Primary Action) 04/26/2012   Donald Hanson VCP
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Key to Certain Acronyms and Terms in this Report:

You may be able to obtain more information about this site by contacting Donald Hanson at the Western regional office or via email at hanson.don@deq.state.or.us. If this does not work, you may contact Mitchell Frister at (503) 229-6783, or via email at frister.mitch@deq.state.or.us or contact the Western regional office.