Environmental Toxicology Expert & Contaminants Clean Up

A state review of the historic Tumwater brewhouse property found that some ground on the old Olympia Brewery site is contaminated beyond levels allowed for its mixed-use zoning. George Heidgerken, an owner of the property, has applied for a voluntary program to clean up the contaminants, which include lead and arsenic, said Scott Rose, a unit manager for the Washington State Department of Ecology. Heidgerken said he has hired an environmental expert and that he wanted to rid the site of contaminants.

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