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Contractor Fined for Violations on Washington State Highway

Article: Contractor Fined for Violations on Washington State Highway

BELLINGHAM, Washington, June 26, 2008 (ENS) – The Department of Ecology has fined a construction company $8,000 for its repeated failure to prevent erosion and stop sediment from flowing off a state highway construction project into a nearby creek. Bellingham-based IMCO General Construction is the primary contractor working on improvements to State Route 539, or…

Dishwasher Detergents With Phosporus Not Welcome in Washington

Article: Dishwasher Detergents With Phosporus Not Welcome in Washington

BELLINGHAM, Washington, May 8, 2008 (ENS) – Dishwasher detergents for sale in Whatcom County must be practically phosphorus free starting July 1. A statewide ban across Washington on high-phosphorus dishwashing detergents does not take effect until 2010, but this year state legislation brings better water quality protection in two counties – Whatcom and Spokane –…