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Webinar July 11

OLYMPIA – Two public involvement opportunities are coming up on June 24 and July 11 as the Department of Ecology (Ecology) works through rule-making to update the state’s surface water quality standards for toxics.

Ecology encourages the public to attend the next Policy Forum on July 11 where additional opportunities for public comment will be provided.

Ecology is hosting the sixth Policy Forum meeting as an interactive webinar from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (PST) on Thursday, July 11, at the Yakima Convention Center.

The Policy Forum is a process that gives the public an opportunity to learn about the new rule-making processes to adopt new human health-based water quality standards and implementation tools. All interested persons are welcome to attend the Policy Forum.

You may attend the Forum in one of two ways:

Webinar: Free webinar registration is available online. Webinar participants will be able to ask questions and participate in discussions on the telephone, and watch presentations from any online computer.

In person: Seating for interested parties is available at the Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th St., Yakima, WA 98901-2515 (map). To reserve a seat, please email [email protected].

For more information, please contact: Becca Conklin, surface water quality standards coordinator, 360-407-6413, [email protected].

For more information:

Reducing Toxics in Fish, Sediments and Water website

Water Quality Policy Forum & Delegates’ Table website

Ecology’s social media

About David Bentley

Avatar_DavidBentleyDavid Bentley, M.Ed., is an avid observer of people, places and events. He uses his storytelling and questioning skills to help himself and others think outside the box in an ever-changing world.

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