KUOW looks at Air Pollution in South Park

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In the Duwamish Valley, air pollution is a significant issue – and a key priority of the communities to address.¬† KUOW in an article titled “‘Smell of Money’ Polluted This South Seattle Neighborhood” looked at some of the work that is underway by agencies, non-profits, and the community to reduce air pollution and resident’s exposure to it.

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Dangerous Sediments to be Transported through Georgetown Despite Facility Violations

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DRCC/TAG learned that Seattle’s Waste Management Company had plans to transport hazardous waste dredged from Bellingham Bay at temporary facility on the Duwamish River.¬† This facility has already been cited for numerous violations.¬† Waste Management plans to to accept the contaminated sediments as soon as Tuesday, September 8, 2015.¬† The material is being offloaded without… Read more.

Local River Advocate wins national “River Hero” Award

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During the River Network’s annual River Rally conference on May 4, DRCC/TAG founder and long-timer river advocate BJ Cummings was presented with a “River Hero” Award.¬† This Award is presented to recognize those who have made a “significant contribution to protecting our most vital natural resource – water.”¬† DRCC/TAG staff members Alberto Rodriguez and Paulina… Read more.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Duwamish Alive!

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On Saturday, April 18, hundreds of volunteers will roll up their sleeves and connect with each other as they keep sites up and down the Duwamish River watershed healthy and beautiful.¬† This year, Duwamish Alive! is celebrating its 10th Anniversary and taking the time to honor the 1000s of volunteers who have participated over the… Read more.