cleanup

Semi Hauling Oil Spills 3,000 Gallons Near Washougal
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Cleanup crews are on scene near Washougal, where a tractor-trailer hauling two tankers of hot oil crashed and spilled about 3,000 gallons.
The Columbian newspaper reports that according to the Washington State Patrol, the driver approached a 40-mph curve going 60 mph on …
Cleanup of Derelict Vessels Starts on Columbia River Site
LONGVIEW (AP) — State and federal officials have started cleanup and restoration of a site on the Oregon side of the Columbia River that turned into a mooring area for more than two dozen derelict vessels in recent years.
U.S. Coast Guard officials tell The Daily News that the first part of the proje…
Federal Role Crucial for Iconic Waterway Cleanups
TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration says it's time for state and local governments to pay for cleanups of iconic but polluted waterways such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound.
But supporters of those programs say the cleanups are already a tea…
Massive Clean-up of Holden Mine Restores Landscape
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The $500 million cleanup of the former Holden Mine above Lake Chelan is producing major results, as the mine site is no longer polluting the scenic central Washington lake.
Forest Service officials say that for the first time in nearly 60 years, clean water is once again f…
Yakima Gets Help in Cleaning up Graffiti
Efforts to clean up the graffiti problem in Yakima are about to improve. Two new employees will be hired next month to only focus on cleaning up the graffiti in Yakima. The city received a $16,000 grant to pay for it. Their focus will be on the neighborhoods around downtown Yakima; however, it&…