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Entries from January 2011

Oral arguments in Squaxin Island Tribe v. Gregoire this Friday

January 31st, 2011 by jkonovsky · Comments Off on Oral arguments in Squaxin Island Tribe v. Gregoire this Friday

This Friday, oral arguments will be heard in Squaxin Island Tribe v. Gregoire, a lawsuit the tribe filed last year to protect Johns Creek. For years the tribe has been urging the state to do the right thing and halt new well drilling in the Johns Creek basin. Last year, the tribe asked the governor […]

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Tags: Salmon · Water Quality

Tribe takes a close look at mushrooms and water quality

January 14th, 2011 by eoconnell · Comments Off on Tribe takes a close look at mushrooms and water quality

Squaxin Island natural resources staff, along with the Mason Conservation District, are exploring whether mushrooms can help fight water pollution in Puget Sound: Mushrooms might help treat one of the most widespread causes of water pollution — fecal bacteria from human and livestock waste in stormwater runoff. And if it works, the system can be […]

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Tags: Water Quality