Dec. 11 news release – Kitsap Public Health District issued a no-contact health advisory for Dyes Inlet and Port Washington Narrows due to a 200,000 gallon combined sewer overflow. Signs have been posted at public access points and the public is advised to avoid contact with the water in those areas.
Dec. 11 news release – We fined Seasoft Scuba Gear Inc., of Lacey, $197,000 for illegally dumping hazardous waste containing lead and arsenic down the toilet, into a storm drain, and onto the ground.
Dec. 7 news release – A new water bank will provide a legal right to water for nearly 100 homes along Nookachamps Creek, a tributary of the Skagit River, while protecting streamflows.
Dec. 5 blog – The Washington Conservation Corps now has boots on the ground in Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina as our teams continue helping people in the Southeast recover from damages left by Hurricanes Michael and Florence.
Dec. 3 blog – A sewage spill has caused Kitsap County to issue a no-contact advisory for North Dyes Inlet, including Silverdale Waterfront Park, Anna Smith Park, and Old Mill.
Nov. 29 blog – Puget Sound’s newest wastewater treatment plant has a few jobs: serve Oak Harbor’s needs for many years, fit alongside a revitalized park, and help protect Puget Sound. With advanced technology and an all-indoor design, it can do them all.
Nov. 28 news release – Lewiston-based fuel retailer Coleman Oil received a $189,000 fine for spilling 3,840 gallons of biodiesel from a corroded underground pipe at its bulk oil plant in Wenatchee. The fuel flowed through groundwater into the Columbia River.
Nov. 26 news release – Burn ban expires in four counties at 4 p.m. Nov. 26.
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