Today Puget Soundkeeper settled a landmark Clean Water Act case with multiple Louis Dreyfus corporations that will result in huge changes benefitting Elliott Bay and the Seattle waterfront. The settlement requires structural changes at the site to stop stormwater discharge from the pier and to prevent spillage of grain into Elliott Bay, as well as $699,000 to be awarded to local Puget Sound restoration and water protection efforts.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on July 14, 2016
In a settlement agreement filed today, BP West Coast Products LLC (BP) agreed to comply with its industrial stormwater discharge permit and make improvements to the spill response strategy for its high-volume bulk fuel storage facility on Harbor Island, which distributes 10,000 barrels a day of unleaded gasoline and stores up to 305,000 barrels of gasoline on site.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on July 13, 2016
Under a binding consent decree filed Monday in federal court, the Port must now undertake better practices to prevent stormwater pollution from their Pier 66 facility, which services 203 cruise ship sailings a year.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on May 10, 2016
This settlement is a critical step towards reducing toxic industrial stormwater and preventing a major oil spill to Puget Sound, addressing chief concerns for the recovery of endangered salmon and orca whales.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on January 8, 2016
Plan requires clean up of ongoing pollution to Duwamish River, Elliott Bay.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on January 20, 2015