The information about the cleanup is on Geotracker (State Water Board) under Enforcement.
December 14, 2009 letter from David Parsons of the State Water Board staff. "Failure to comply with this request may result in further enforcement activities that could include issuance of a cleanup and abatement order pursuant to Section 13304 of the California Water Code."
February 17, 2010 "The addition of arsenic analysis at MW-1 and the addition of total chromium, manganese, and nickel analyses at MWW-15 onto attachment A are necessary." Attached to this letter is a two page table of chemicals that must be monitored.
March 17, 2010 "As stated in various correspondences and discussed at our last several meetings, there are specific areas of interest (AOIs)
(i.e. AOI-8 VOOC Area Southeast) with significant discharge threat to Humboldt Bay. Other AOIs threaten groundwater and not Humboldt Bay." "As you are aware, eliminating the threatened discharge to Humboldt Bay is of serious concern to Regional Water Board staff.
Two things are puzzling and troubling to us. Why is Freshwater Tissue being allowed to start up the mill before the cleanup has been completed and why is no one discussing the danger posed by the chemicals at the mill site to Humboldt Bay and our ground water? A complete list of chemicals in the wells at the mill site is on Geotracker.