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  1. New rule bans vessels from releasing sewage into Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | The Columbian

    Recreational and commercial vessels will not be able to release treated or untreated sewage into Puget Sound waters under new rules approved by the state aimed at improving water quality. The Department of Ecology on Monday officially designated a new "no discharge zone" in Puget Sound to protect shellfish beds, public beaches and sensitive marine environments from harmful bacteria.

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  2. Senate votes to restrict sale of firefighting foamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | The Columbian

    The state Senate passed legislation Saturday to sharply restrict the sale of a class of firefighting foams linked to water pollution. State Senate Bill 6413, approved 39-8, would largely prohibit - as of 2020 - the sale of firefighting foams containing polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl chemicals - known as PFAS.

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  3. Sequim seeing rise in swan populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Columbian

    Trumpeter swans were an uncommon sight in the Sequim area years ago. The first sighting of a swan was by society volunteers during the annual Christmas Bird Count in 1982, Boekelheide said.

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  4. Bipartisan support for revised Hirst billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | The Columbian

    Washington lawmakers moved one step closer Thursday to a final legislative fix for the state Supreme Court's Hirst decision, which has slowed or stopped new well water and building permits from being issued in counties across the state. SB 6091, sponsored by Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, was first heard in committee Tuesday.

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