Cat Communiques Calendar from Zazzle

Jul 25, 2016

WA: 7/26 and 7/27 Attend PUBLIC WORKSHOPS and HEARINGS in Bellingham and Yakima re Ecology Dept's proposed update of rules for CAFO's (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations


Attend in person or submit comments online! Manure in the water, land and as particulates in the air is a serious issue with dire results when not addressed.

A public comment period will go until August 17th to submit your comments online. oday on updates to Washington’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) general permit, which expired in 2011. The permit addresses manure management at facilities that confine large numbers of livestock, poultry or other animals.

The Department of Ecology doesn't update their events on their Facebook page as they believe the best resource is their website.

Details are in the following links:
https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publiccalendar/
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/news/2016/076.html
http://listserv.wa.gov/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ECY-CAFO-GP;c9a0c75f.1606

Also see from WesternLaw.org:
http://westernlaw.org/article/ecologys-draft-cafo-water-quality-permit-sacrifices-public-health-drinking-water-shellfish-b

And from PasadoSafeHaven.org, a Call to Action to contact Governor Inslee:
https://www.pasadosafehaven.org/two-minute-actions/ask-governor-inslee-regulate-dairy-runoff/

And from PugetSoundkeeper.org:
http://www.pugetsoundkeeper.org/2016/06/20/ecologys-draft-cafo-water-quality-permit-sacrifices-public-health-drinking-water-shellfish-beds/