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Soundkeeper Supports Fat Salmon Swim

Rough waters are still swimmable waters! Despite challenging conditions, the 15th annual Fat Salmon swim went off without a hitch on Saturday, July 19th. The Soundkeeper crew was out in force.  Puget Soundkeeper and Executive Director Chris Wilke and Patrol Coordinator Paul Fredrickson manned Safety Boat #1, which transported lifeguards to their stations and served as…

An oil train makes its way through the tunnels in downtown Seattle

Stand Up Against Increased Oil Traffic in Puget Sound

Drawing on the one year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic disaster, advocacy against oil trains has been in full effect this week. Fortunately, there are still many advocacy opportunities ahead that will allow our community to stand up against increased oil traffic to prevent tragedies like Lac-Mégantic from happening in Puget Sound. One is quickly approaching:…