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Contractor Fined for Violations on Washington State Highway

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

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 –…