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Entries from July 2013

Capitol Lake is the cause of low dissolved oxygen in Budd Inlet

July 16th, 2013 by eoconnell · Comments Off on Capitol Lake is the cause of low dissolved oxygen in Budd Inlet

Budd Inlet has a dissolved oxygen problem. In short, there isn’t enough oxygen in the water near Olympia to support healthy marine life. And, the primary reason for this dramatic drop in oxygen is Capitol Lake. Recent findings released by the state Department of Ecology point out that even if all of the other problems […]

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