Boats will soon be forbidden from releasing sewage anywhere in Puget Sound if the Washington Department of Ecology has its way. The agency is seeking federal protection, asking the EPA to declare the Sound a “no discharge zone” for vessel sewage. Under current law, boaters are allowed to dump untreated wastewater three miles from shore. They can dump minimally-treated sewage anywhere in the Sound.READ MORE ►
'No discharge zone'
Washington seeks federal Puget Sound protections