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Spokane River Forum Conference big success

Posted on November 25th, 2014
Thank you to the over 350 people who joined us for the Spokane River Forum Conference and “Our Gem” Coeur d’Alene Lake Symposium last week....  Read More

E-Cycle for the Holidays

Posted on November 25th, 2014
Find vendors who recycle electronics at www.spokanewastedirectory.org Today's iPhone has more computer power than NASA used to send man to the moon. Point being,...  Read More

Visit New Spokane EnviroStars Waste Directory

Posted on November 5th, 2014
The Spokane River Forum has launched a new waste directory designed to help local residents and businesses make choices that protect the region’s sole-source aquifer and improve the quality of the Spokane River. Done in collaboration with 8 local agencies and non-profits, safely disposing of hazardous and other waste just got easier. Visit www.spokanewastedirectory.org  Read More

Spokane County wastewater plant needs new PCB permit

Posted on November 5th, 2014
A Superior Court Judge ruled that Spokane County’s wastewater treatment plant will need a new permit that measures the amount of PCBs being put into the Spokane River. The Spokesman Review reports. Come to the Spokane River Forum Conference November 19-20 to learn more about efforts to reduce toxics and other waste into the Spokane River.  Read More

Climate Change and Crowdsourcing come together at conference

Posted on October 24th, 2014
What do climate change, crowdsourcing and natural resource management have in common? A lot if you ask Dan Isaak, a U.S. Forest Service fish biologist who will be the Spokane River Forum Conference lunch keynote Thursday, November 20th.  Read More

Spokane’s Riverfront Park bond vote has river running through it

Posted on October 22nd, 2014
The ballots have dropped for the City of Spokane’s proposed $60 million dollar Riverfront Park master plan.  Read More

Tighter regulations approved for septic tanks along Spokane River and other shorelines

Posted on October 15th, 2014
October 15th The WA Department of Ecology has approved an amendment to the Spokane County (County) Shoreline Master Program (SMP) which, except for unique circumstances,...  Read More

My water, your water, our water

Posted on October 15th, 2014
The challenges of providing water to one and all will again be front and center at the Spokane River Forum Conference this November. And...  Read More

Avista to build Nine Mile Dam boat take out in late October

Posted on October 10th, 2014
The Spokane River Water Trail is set to gain another great asset this fall. As part of Avista’s Spokane River Recreation Plan, the company will...  Read More

EPA issues NPDES wastewater discharge permits for Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls and HARBS

Posted on October 6th, 2014
After 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls and the Hayden Area Regional Sewer Board (HARSB) NPDES wastewater discharge permits to the Spokane River. The CDA Press reports.  Read More

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