Posts made in May, 2015

Coalition Petitions Army Corps to Suspend New Permits

Coalition Petitions Army Corps to Suspend New Permits

Read the Petition here   PRESS RELEASE The Coalition To Protect Puget Sound Habitat filed a legal Petition today with the US Army Corps of Engineers, asking that the Corps suspend the use of the Clean Water Act Nationwide Permit 48, which allows industrial aquaculture activities in Puget Sound. The Coalition contends that the Corps has authorized too many of these industrial style¬†shellfish operations. This Petition follows on the heels of the same group prevailing in Thurston County Superior Court. On April 3, 2015 the Court upheld a Shorelines Hearings Board Decision that ruled there was insufficient cumulative impact analysis in a Pierce County Shoreline...

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