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WYCKOFF CO./EAGLE HARBOR
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA

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East Beach Low Tide East Beach Low Tide
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At the Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund Site on Bainbridge Island, Washington, beach visitors are advised to observe posted beach warning signs to avoid creosote contamination hazards at East Beach and North Shoal. At the Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund Site on Bainbridge Island, Washington, beach visitors are advised to observe posted beach warning signs to avoid creosote contamination hazards at East Beach and North Shoal.
Creosote seeps can be seen on East Beach and North Shoal, especially during very low tides in the summer. Creosote seeps can be seen on East Beach and North Shoal, especially during very low tides in the summer.
Photo showing toxic creosote seep on East Beach, Bainbridge Island. Photo showing toxic creosote seep on East Beach, Bainbridge Island.
Some beaches near the Wyckoff / Eagle Harbor Superfund site on Bainbridge Island, Washington, are still contaminated with toxic creosote. Some beaches near the Wyckoff / Eagle Harbor Superfund site on Bainbridge Island, Washington, are still contaminated with toxic creosote.
On the beaches at the Wyckoff Superfund site on Bainbridge Island, workers look for creosote seeps or patches on the lower beach during low tide. Creosote looks like motor oil with a rainbow sheen. On the beaches at the Wyckoff Superfund site on Bainbridge Island, workers look for creosote seeps or patches on the lower beach during low tide. Creosote looks like motor oil with a rainbow sheen.
Wyckoff Superfund site containment wall prevents creosote contamination from entering Eagle Harbor and Puget Sound. Wyckoff Superfund site containment wall prevents creosote contamination from entering Eagle Harbor and Puget Sound.
The containment wall at the Wyckoff Superfund site helps prevents creosote contamination from entering Eagle Harbor and Puget Sound. This wall will be reinforced with a new sheetpile and concrete wall in 2019. The containment wall at the Wyckoff Superfund site helps prevents creosote contamination from entering Eagle Harbor and Puget Sound. This wall will be reinforced with a new sheetpile and concrete wall in 2019.

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