It’s been 14 years since Oregon ran out of money to complete a pollution cleanup at an old shipyard in Coos Bay. Now state money is available to sample the site’s sediment and shellfish and determine if there’s more work to be done.
Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water were released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station after the earthquake and tsunami of 2011 hit Japan. That’s made many people nervous about eating fish caught on this side of the Pacific Ocean.
A wide array of tiny marine critters are struggling to survive in Bellingham Bay, according to a recently released report from the Washington Department of Ecology.
Researchers are studying whether mycofiltration can effectively clean up polluted runoff.
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