Whitman County Gazette 

Bill proposed to reduce pollution in Puget Sound

Schoesler cites raw sewage spills from January 2021


January 13, 2022

OLYMPIA - As Gov. Jay Inslee continues efforts to breach dams on the Snake River, a 9th Legislative District Republican is calling attention to sewage and other pollutants in Puget Sound.

Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, has introduced a proposal that aims to help make Puget Sound cleaner.

Shoesler represents the 9th District, which includes Whitman and other Southeast Washington counties.

The bill targets Western Washington pollution as a cause for the decline of salmon and orca populations in Puget Sound.

"It's no secret that Puget Sound has become more polluted over the years, and one k...

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