People who live along the river have health problems, lower life expectancy
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Seattle Times Op/Ed by James Rasmussen and Richard Conlin
The Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled a draft plan outlining 11 options to clean up the toxic waste contaminating the lower Duwamish River. They range from dredging and removing nearly 300 acres of toxic sediments, to isolating the pollutants by capping them with rock, to essentially letting nature take its course.
The Environmental Protection Agencyâ€™s plans for cleaning up the Duwamish River, one of the nationâ€™s most polluted hazardous waste sites, will get a public hearing this Thurs., Dec. 9.
Officials are looking for public advice this week on how clean the water should be in the Seattle Superfund site, and at what price.
Governor Gregoire says she’ll announce the date of a special session of the legislature on Thursday. The agenda: deal with the state’s rapidly rising budget shortfall. We’ll hear from Democratic Senate Leader Lisa Brown