Convening the Spokane River Dissolved Oxygen TMDL Implementation Advisory Committee represents a critical milestone in Washington Department of Ecology efforts to meet Spokane River water quality standards for dissolved oxygen. The River Forum reports.
The 8th Annual Spokane River Clean-Up – set for Saturday, September 25, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Find out more.
The successful EnviroStars program in the Puget Sound area is now available to Spokane County businesses. EnviroStars is a voluntary program that certifies small businesses that have practices and policies in place that reduce hazardous waste and protect the environment.
The EnviroStars program started in King County in 1995 and now more than 700 businesses are participating in Western Washington.
Kelly Susewind, Water Quality Program Manager for the Washington State Department of Ecology, provided the Coeur d’Alene Press a guest editorial regarding implementation of the Spokane River clean up plan (or DO TMDL) and litigation Idaho municipalities filed challenging the plan.