Partners working to reduce bacteria pollution in streams

BELLINGHAM — Levels of fecal coliform bacteria are on the rise in creeks and rivers in Whatcom County, prompting a multi-agency response effort. The levels of pollution exceed clean water standards and could make people sick and threaten shellfish harvesting, said the Washington State departments of ecology and health in a news release Monday. Local,…

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