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Biochar and Fungi Present Exciting Bioretention Possibilities

December 06, 2022

A recent paper published by our own Chelsea Mitchell, Dr. Anand Jayakaran, and Dr. Jennifer McIntyre examines the stormwater mitigation effects achieved through the utilization of biochar and fungi amendments. […]

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REPOST: Congeneric Sockeye Show Uncommon Resistance to Runoff

August 25, 2022

Study Abstract The sensitivity of closely related Pacific salmon and steelhead (Oncorhynchus spp.) to untreated urban stormwater runoff was compared across three storm events. Juvenile coho, sockeye, steelhead, and Chinook […]

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REPOST: ‘Stealth Pollutant’ Article from The Guardian

July 28, 2022

Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Washington Stormwater Center Researchers Drs. Jen McIntyre (WSU) and Ed Kolodziej (UWT), discuss the implications of 6PPD quinone and after-market applications of crumb rubber from tires.  Read […]

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REPOST: 6PPD Congressional Roundtable

February 28, 2022

Washington State University stormwater researchers Jen McIntyre and John Stark shared perspectives on research to save salmon in a Feb. 25 virtual roundtable hosted by U.S. Representatives Marilyn Strickland and […]

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REPOST: Electron Hydro Company Charged for Polluting Puyallup River

February 18, 2022

The Washington Attorney General filed 36 gross misdemeanor charges against Electron Hydro, LLC and its Chief Operating Officer, Thom A. Fischer. Electron Hydro operates a hydroelectric dam on the Puyallup […]

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Stephanie Blair at the bank of the Puyallup River

REPOST: Tribal Connection Inspires Efforts to Save Salmon

November 30, 2021

Original article by Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences Studying toxic runoff to help save iconic salmon species, Washington State University scholar Stephanie Blair draws on science as […]

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Will Water Quality Retrofits Save Salmon?

September 09, 2021

After showing that bioretention filtration of stormwater could prevent pre-spawning mortality in coho salmon, researchers at WSC and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service teamed with the City of Bellevue […]

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Dr. Jen McIntyre to Testify

July 13, 2021

Dr. Jen McIntyre will provide testimony relating to her and her colleague’s groundbreaking research on the effects of the common tire anti-oxidant 6PPD-quinone on coho salmon to members of the […]

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Boeing partnerships help manage more than 400 billion gallons of runoff in WA

March 23, 2021

When people think of Boeing, thoughts often rise towards the sky, where many of Boeing’s best-known products soar high above the earth. However, Boeing is also deeply interested in the […]

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Puget Sound Recovery – All Day Toxics in Puget Sound Workshop

January 19, 2021

Join us on February 5th for an all-day science workshop featuring short talks by researchers including Dr. John Stark and Dr. Jennifer McIntyre, synthesis presentations, and showcases of emerging research […]

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