Stories tagged: toxics
Sun., April 10, 2016, 4 a.m.
Spokane River getting healthier, but controversy over discharge limits remains
The health of the Spokane River is improving, say Washington state officials, who are touting declines in cancer-causing PCBs as a promising trend in efforts to reduce toxic pollution in …
Tue., June 17, 2014
Unions oppose tough state water quality standards
OLYMPIA – Washington state is rushing toward water quality standards that will be too strict and cost jobs without being backed up by good science, leaders of unions with workers …
Fri., July 27, 2012, 10:59 a.m.
Washington issues advisories for toxins in fish
Specific types of fish from the Upper Columbia and Pend Oreille rivers contain toxic chemicals according to analysis of two recent studies that’s prompted a new fish consumption advisory this …