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Sep. 15, 2020 The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Requests Public Comments

Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy

The Stormwater Strategic Initiative Requests Public Comments for the Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy

The Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy outlines a recovery plan that is focused on reducing the levels and impacts of contaminants on Puget Sound aquatic life and the people who consume them. It includes a series of strategies that will prevent, mitigate, and cleanup toxics in aquatic life throughout Puget Sound.

Learn more in the Executive Summary.

Please click here for instructions on how to provide comments and

links to the public review draft.

Comments on the Toxics in Fish strategy will be accepted through October 16th

Our partners

Washington Department of Ecology, Washington Department of Commerce, Washington State University Stormwater Center, Puget Sound Institute, Puget Sound Partnership, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Washington Environmental Council in collaboration with: Toxics in Fish Interdisciplinary Team and Toxics in Fish Core Team.

Where to find the Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy

The public review draft of the Implementation Strategy (split into several components) is located here: Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy.

  • Executive Summary: A brief description of the content within the implementation strategy narrative.
  • Implementation Strategy Narrative: A report that describes strategies, approaches, and activities for managing contaminants.
  • Appendices
    • State of the Knowledge: An analysis that provides a scientific and technical foundation to the Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy.
    • Base Program Analysis: An analysis that describes the existing regulatory and programs that address issues related to managing toxic contaminants.

Questions
Email Lola Flores at lola.flores@ecy.wa.gov. Remember to share this opportunity with others you think might be interested.

Thank you in advance for your help in refining and improving Toxics in Fish Implementation Strategy!