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Tag: South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group

Jan.
27th

DUPONT: CalPortland wins, citizens lose

Re: “DuPont will get up to $200,000  for watershed-restoration project” (TNT, 1-25).

For all the wrong and self-serving reasons cited by five of six DuPont City Council members at the Jan. 24 meeting, the council has approved the 2011 settlement agreement between mine owner CalPortland, environmental groups and government agencies.

This agreement assigns determining the fate of Edmond Marsh, Sequalitchew Creek, Kettle Lake, Sequalitchew Creek Ravine Riparian Forest and Springs and the Puget Sound Shoreline Springs to the commercial interests of CalPortland, the Department of Ecology, the Environmental Caucus and the South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group – none

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