The Washington Department of Ecology has revised a permit that protects people and the environment when herbicides are used to curb the spread of noxious weeds growing in wet areas.
The Aquatic Noxious Weed Control General Permit requires that specific actions be taken to protect lakes, rivers, wetlands and marine waters when treating noxious weeds with herbicides around or near water.
• Energy News Digest A collection of daily news items of interest to electrical utilities, particularly the public power community. The primary focus is on energy issues affecting the Pacific Northwest, including fish and wildlife, renewable energy, climate change and telecommunications.
Salish Sea Ecosystem
Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference! Set to take place October 25-27, 2011, in Vancouver, British Columbia, the event promises to be the largest, most comprehensive scientific research, policy and management conference in the region. Join us at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre for an exciting program packed with cross-boundary connections, peer-to-peer interactions, cultural celebrations, knowledge transfer, and practical collaborations. Register now to get the Early Bird rate. Click here to register online.