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Tribe, Groups Sue Navy Over Ship Cleaning in Puget Sound
Tribe, Groups Sue Navy Over Ship Cleaning in Puget Sound
SEATTLE (AP) — The Suquamish Tribe and two environmental groups are suing the U.S. Navy, saying it sent harmful pollutants into Puget Sound when it cleaned a decommissioned aircraft carrier near Bremerton. The mothballed 60,000-ton USS Independence was cleaned in waters near Bremerton, Washington, before it was towed to Brownsville, Texas, this month to be dismantled...
Flooded Wastewater Plant Relies on Sewage-eating Bugs
Flooded Wastewater Plant Relies on Sewage-eating Bugs
SEATTLE (AP) — Managers at a flooded wastewater-treatment plant in Seattle that is dumping raw sewage into Puget Sound are counting on bugs to get the plant back up and running normally. The Seattle Times reports millions of gallons of raw sewage and stormwater have flowed into Puget Sound since high tides and heavy rains overwhelmed the facility last month...
Groups Sue Feds to Force Washington to Protect Puget Sound
Groups Sue Feds to Force Washington to Protect Puget Sound
SEATTLE (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government to force Washington state to do more to protect Puget Sound from polluted runoff from roads, farms, logging and boats. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, seeks to force the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to cut funding to the state for failing to protect coastal water quality..

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