From this we can learn that cleanup of a mill site is not a quick process. We can also contrast the information given to the public by the mill and government agencies with the lack of information about the Samoa Pulp Mill site. It is noteworthy that the local media has nothing to say about the mill. There is ongoing concern about Marina Center site, but nothing about the Samoa Pulp Mill, a major polluter.
They are being allowed to proceed with the demolition without an overall plan for the use of the property. They have the proper "acknowledgments" and a licensed company has begun the asbestos removal. Two buildings are being completely removed and the machine room is being emptied. It could become a warehouse.
The Geotracker website of the California Water Board publishes the results of tests for pollutants in the wells on the mill site. It would be a service to the public if the Freshwater Tissue Co. kept the public informed about what is happening at the mill site.