Washington Ecology Department

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State Recycling Rate Down Slightly In 2012

Washington residents recycled slightly less in 2012 than the year before, but the recycling rate still surpassed a 50 percent goal set by state law.

CBS Seattle–12/11/2013

Federal Air Marshals To Begin Land And Sea Patrols

Crushed Cars Fall From Barge At Tacoma

The Washington Ecology Department and others are working on plans to retrieve several crushed cars that fell into water 242 feet deep in Tacoma’s Commencement Bay after a barge developed a leak and tipped them over the side.

CBS Seattle–02/25/2013

Singapore Conducts Joint Spill Exercise

Nearly 1,000 Gallons Of Fuel Spills At Port Angeles

The state Ecology Department says 840 gallons of heavy fuel spilled when a fuel barge overflowed as it was being filled at a terminal in Port Angeles.

CBS Seattle–11/07/2012

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