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New York Needs $50 Billion to Keep Waters Clean

New York Needs $50 Billion to Keep Waters Clean

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2008 (ENS) – New York Governor David Paterson is calling on the federal government to help New York’s municipalities maintain lakes, rivers and streams. Federal support for water infrastructure has plummeted roughly 70 percent over the last two decades, delaying critical maintenance and contributing to Clean Water Act violations. Due…

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…