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Owner of Sunken Tug Must Pay Nearly $45,000 to State
Owner of Sunken Tug Must Pay Nearly $45,000 to State
PORT ORCHARD. (AP) — The Washington Attorney General's Office says the owner of a historic wooden tugboat that sank off Bainbridge Island in 2013 has been ordered to pay nearly $45,000 to the state for cleanup costs. Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jennifer Forbes on Monday ordered Anthony Smith to pay most of the money to the state Department of Natural Resources for the cost of raising the tu
State Adopts ‘Fish Consumption Rule’ After Years of Debate
State Adopts ‘Fish Consumption Rule’ After Years of Debate
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state regulators have adopted new clean-water rules tied partly to how much fish people eat, ending years of heated debate over how clean the state's waters should be. The Department of Ecology said Monday it adopted what's known as the "fish consumption rule" and sent those standards to federal regulators for approval...

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