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Oil pollution and the significant biological resources of Puget Sound
Beak Consultants (Portland, Or.)
|Other titles||Biological oil impact literature review., Baseline study program, North Puget Sound.|
|Statement||prepared by Beak Consultants Incorporated.|
|Contributions||Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology.|
|LC Classifications||QH545.O5 B42 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|LC Control Number||79623057|
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general, southern Puget Sound is shallower with finer grained sediments than areas to the north. Water depth in Puget Sound increases rapidly with distance from the shore. The mean water depth is 62 m, with a maximum of m (Burns, ), and it takes approximately 5 months to completely exchange Puget Sound water with Pacific Ocean Size: KB. Oil in the sea from anthropogenic sources, whether from spills or chronic releases, is perceived as a major environmental problem. Major oil spills occur occasionally and receive considerable public attention because of the obvious attendant environmental damage, including oil-coated shorelines and dead or moribund wildlife, especially oiled seabirds and marine mammals.
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Get this from a library. Oil pollution and the significant biological resources of Puget Sound: a review and analysis of available information: prepared for State of Washington Department of Ecology.
[Beak Consultants (Portland, Or.); Washington (State). Department of Ecology.]. This is a very brief overview of pollution studies and highlights in Puget Sound, but it includes some recent important trend information. Pollution is a damaging excess of contaminants. Contaminants are any biological, physical or chemical agents that.
Pollution of the rivers, creeks, bays, and open waters of Puget Sound comes from a variety of sources and travels along many pathways. Spilled oil products and fuel, deposition of air pollutants, legacy toxic pollutants, disease-bearing and illness-causing organisms from failing and poorly maintained on-site sewage treatment systems, fertilizers, erosion, and the runoff from.
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Legal & Community Resources Links and information about local- and state-level legal and community resources. State overestimated oil-pollution levels in Sound Originally published at pm Updated at am Jay Manning, former Ecology chief. A large oil or other chemical spill poses a singular and significant threat to Puget Sound.
Over 20 billion gallons of oil and other toxic chemicals are transported through Washington State by various means annually (Jensen ). Schmidt-Etkin () reported the greatest potential risks of a worst-case oil spill in Puget Sound come from oil.
The sweet seep of autumn rain is bringing coho salmon back home to their natal streams all over the Puget Sound basin — where too often they encounter a bitter. Puget Sound is a deep inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Washington, extending south from the Strait of Juan de Fuca through Admiralty was explored and named by Captain George Vancouver for his aide, Peter Puget, in The ninth Puget Sound Update, from the Puget Sound Action Team reports that: "the Puget Sound has biological resources which include all of the living.
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The Natural History of Puget Sound Country is a comprehensive reference, invaluable for all citizens of the Northwest, as well as for conservationists, biologists, foresters, fisheries and wildlife personnel, urban planners, and environmental consultants everywhere.
Lavishly illustrated with over three hundred photographs and drawings, it is Cited by: NFIP Biological Opinion Puget Sound On Septemthe National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued a Biological Opinion that noted that continued implementation of the NFIP in the Puget Sound adversely affects the habitat of certain threatened and endangered species.
Librarian's tip: "The Oil Pollution Act of " begins on p. Read preview Overview The Extraordinary and the Everyday in Explanations of Vulnerability to an Oil Spill By Dow, Kirstin The Geographical Review, Vol.
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Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest below the Crystal Mountain Ski area. Puget Sound Partnership involvement in oil-spill planning and prevention.
The Washington State Legislature directed the Puget Sound Partnership to provide independent advice to and assessment of Washington State’s oil spill programs and to make recommendations for any needed improvements. 4 Keeping Plastic out of Puget Sound Executive Summary P uget Sound is threatened by plastic pollution.
Plastic trash persists for hundreds of years and can kill or harm whales, turtles, seabirds and other marine animals. Single use plastic bags are a significant part of the problem. To reduce ocean pollution and protect the. Washington State Water Pollution Control Commission.
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Seattle: Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle, Puget Sound Toxics Assessment In our state’s effort to restore and recover Puget Sound, the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology), Puget Sound Partnership, and other organizations launched a series of scientific studies in called the Puget Sound Toxics Loading Study.
The study was designed to find out how toxic chemicals (toxics)File Size: KB. While there is recognition of the contribution of non-point source pollution (although citizens do not call it that), there is a tendency to point to industrial, marine, agricultural and other business sources as the most significant contributors to Puget Sound pollution.
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Bacteria in Puget Sound can come from a number of sources but especially animal waste, human waste from faulty septic systems, waste discharges from boats, sewage overflows, wastewater treatment plants, and contaminated stormwater runoff.
Too much bacteria pollution can close harvest of shellfish beds or make saltwater beaches unsafe for swimming.— Draft, December 9, Reduce and Control the Sources of Pollution to Puget Sound – Page deposition, discharges from industrial sources and wastewater treatment plants, groundwater discharges, CSOs, spills, contaminated sediments, exchange with oceanic waters, and biological transport.Although marine pollution has a long history, significant international laws to counter it were not enacted until the twentieth century.
Marine pollution was a concern during several United Nations Conventions on the Law of the Sea beginning in the s. Most scientists believed that the oceans were so vast that they had unlimited ability to dilute, and thus render pollution harmless.