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Shrouded in winter smog, once pristine Commencement Bay with Mount Rainier National Park  in the background, supports the industrial base of Tacoma, Wa on tideflats that once formed the delta of the Puyallup River and home of the Puyallup Native American people.  Commencement Bay's history of industry and shipping has led it to designation as a Superfund Cleanup Site and one of the most polluted waterways in the nation.  Commencement Bay Nearshore/Tideflats (CB/NT) Superfund Site.