June 8 news release – We issued a $501,000 penalty and an Administrative Order to Electron Hydro for the discharge of sports turf into the Puyallup River and ongoing water quality violations.
June 7 blog – Washington maintains a strong partnership with industry to advance our zero-spills goal. Together, we've created a system admired and emulated throughout the world with one of the lowest spill volumes in the nation. Learn about how our efforts have evolved over the past 30 years, leading to historically strong oil spill prevention, preparedness, and response capability and a dramatic reduction in oil spills.
June 4 blog – We notified 93 junior water right holders in the Chehalis River basin that their access to surface water for irrigation is curtailed until streamflows improve.
June 3 blog – Kitsap Public Health District lifted the no-contact advisories at Pomeroy Park and Illahee State Park. These advisories were due to elevated bacteria levels during routine sampling. Subsequent water sampling revealed that bacteria levels are now within safe limits.
June 3 blog – Our year-long efforts with stakeholders resulted in the draft Model Remedies for Cleanup of Former Orchard Properties.
June 2 news release – Every five years, Ecology’s Office of Columbia River looks forward 20 years to examine water supply & demands for communities, farms, and fish.
June 1 news release – Fifty dry cleaning businesses across the state have switched from toxic PERC to a less toxic alternative. However, about 60 are still using PERC, prompting us to redouble our efforts.
June 1 news release – Ecology and other state agencies are releasing a draft marine net pen guidance for public review.
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