water quality

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 At…
TPA Debate Passes; 6.5 Million Dollar for Water Improvements
The Senate passed a motion by a vote of 65 to 33 last week to move forward with debate on trade promotion authority. The Senate also voted to pass the trade preference bill by a vote of 97 to 1 and the customs bill by a vote of 78 to 20. California Farm Bureau President Paul Wenger spoke of the need…
Yakima Valley Diaries and EPA to Improve Water Quality
Dairy operators in the Yakima Valley have reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to improve water quality in their community.
The agreement provides for long-term certainty for the dairy operators and strong, enforceable measures to protect groundwater...