In response to citizen action, the city of Tacoma has agreed to overhaul its industrial wastewater program and pay $70,000 to support water quality projects in South Puget Sound.
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on December 5, 2016
“Without this ruling, wastewater from these facilities would have polluted critically important habitat for years,” said Chris Wilke, Executive Director of Puget Soundkeeper. “But Puget Sound is in trouble today, and no facility has the right to violate the Clean Water Act and ignore the necessity of protecting our shared resources. ”
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on April 18, 2016
“Our members are out on the water,” said Jody Kennedy, of the Surfrider Foundation. “They are on the front lines when it comes to pollution.”
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on April 24, 2012
Groups applaud Department of Ecology’s call to ban cruise ship discharges; marine conservation and environmental groups call on the Port of Seattle and Cruise Ship Association for support
Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone on March 13, 2012