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due Monday, March 23rd
Last month, the Department of Ecology proposed new rules to update its water quality standards for Washington State, which are the lowest in the nation. The proposed rule would increase the "acceptable" risk of developing cancer from eating fish caught in the Puget Sound and would make it more likely that industry will be granted permission to exceed these standards thereby allowing potent neurotoxins and cancer-causing pollutants to remain at current levels. The standards to protect families from mercury and PCBs, two of the most long-lived and toxic chemicals in our waters, will remain dangerously low if we don't intervene.
Please submit your comments on this draft proposal, asking Governor Inslee and Ecology to:
Bellingham, WA 98225
The Sustainable Living Center is located just above The RE Store, on the NW corner of Broadway and Meridian in the Fountain District. You'll find a bike rack in the alley off of Broadway and the stairs behind the RE Store.