shellfish beds

Cruise Ships Agree to Protect Puget Sound Shellfish Beds

Cruise Ships Agree to Protect Puget Sound Shellfish Beds

BELLEVUE, Washington, May 23, 2008 (ENS) – Cruise ships that visit Seattle under a 2004 environmental agreement will take new precautions to help protect commercial and tribal shellfish beds from virus contamination. All three parties to the Memorandum of Understanding regarding Cruise Ship Operations – Department of Ecology, the Port of Seattle, and the NorthWest…

Argentina Strives to Clean Mystery Oil Spill in Patagonia

Argentina Strives to Clean Mystery Oil Spill in Patagonia

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, January 2, 2007 (ENS) – An enormous oil spill of unknown origin has washed ashore in Argentine Patagonia north of Comodoro Rivadavia, fouling beaches and threatening the area’s marine life, according to reports released in Buenos Aires by Chubut Environment Minister Monica Raimundo. Comodoro Rivadavia is at the heart of one of…