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Groups Sue for Clean Water Law Enforcement in Northern California

Article: Groups Sue for Clean Water Law Enforcement in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO, California, February 5, 2009 (ENS) – Conservation and fishermen’s groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday in California Superior Court seeking to force state and regional water boards to implement existing clean water laws in the wild rivers and streams of the state’s North Coast region. The groups argue that only cleaner waters will enable…

Puget Sound Partnership Will Curb Polluted Runoff

Article: Puget Sound Partnership Will Curb Polluted Runoff

OLYMPIA, Washington, November 10, 2008 (ENS) – Each year, 52 million pounds of toxic chemicals – nearly 150,000 pounds per day – inundate Puget Sound with contaminated runoff. This amounts to a toxic spill the size of Exxon Valdez every two years, according to the Puget Sound Partnership, a community effort of governments, tribes, scientists…