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Shellfish cultivation in Samish Bay. Photo by Katelyn Kinn/Puget Soundkeeper.

Soundkeeper applauds response to community concern over pesticide use on shellfish beds

This page may be updated as new information becomes available. The Washington Department of Ecology has withdrawn its approval of a controversial plan to apply the pesticide imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp in areas of oyster cultivation in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor, on the Washington Coast. Ecology’s prior approval of the pesticide permit caused…

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