The Tulalip Landfill, built on a low-lying island in the Snohomish River delta
in Marysville, Washington, destroyed more than 145 acres of wetland habitat.
The landfill is also thought to have adversely affected nearby wetland habitat,
water quality, and the invertebrates, fish, and birds that live and feed in the
As a co-trustee for coastal resources, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), through its Damage Assessment, Remediation and
Restoration Program, is ensuring that the public's natural resource interests
are fully restored and protected.
Learn more about the Tulalip Landfill Superfund site and the Qwuloolt Estuary
Restoration Project at: http://www.tulalip.nsn.us/~qwuloolt/about.html