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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: Boating
February 24, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Sewage discharge: Provide more boat pumpout stations

I have, and use, a holding tank on my recreational vessel because it’s the right thing to do and also because I like to jump in for a swim too [“ ‘No discharge zones’ for sewage sought for region’s waterways,” Local News, Feb. 20]. But it’s not easy. Amy Jankowiak of the Department of Ecology’s…


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May 5, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Boating season

Need to mitigate toll on the environment This year’s “opening day” of the boating season [“Spring sails in on westerly wind,” page one, May 2] should introduce the need for stewardship among our boating culture to its Puget Sound playground. The Times’ front-page acknowledgment of the beginning of the boating season is missing our newfound awareness that…


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