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Public Domain Picture: January 15, 2013 - The Busy Duwamish Waterway

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January 15, 2013 - The Busy Duwamish Waterway
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January 15, 2013 - The Busy Duwamish Waterway
Anchoring up to retrieve a passive sampler below. Staged boom surrounds this sampling site. A century of heavy industrial use has left the waterway contaminated with toxic chemicals from many sources – industries along its banks, stormwater pipes, and runoff from upland activities, streets and roads. Many of these chemicals stay in the environment for a long time, and have built up to unsafe levels in resident fish and shellfish. Because of contamination, state and local health departments warn against eating crab, shellfish, or bottom-feeding fish from the Lower Duwamish River. Migratory salmon are considered safe as they move quickly through the waterway into the Green River watershed. Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site More about this sampling event To find out more about EPA diving nationally, visit:
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