The Spokane River Forum serves as a clearinghouse and information exchange for all things Spokane River.
Thanks to a grant from TransCanada, the Forum was able to put together a coalition of the willing to preserve and enhance Barker Road water trail access.
The Washington Department of Ecology will clean-up four Spokane River beaches in Spokane Valley during September and October. Clean-up will address the accumulation of lead,...
The 10th annual Spokane River Clean-Up is set for Saturday, September 29th. Join 800 to 1000 Spokane River lovers to help cart out the...
At Inland Empire Plant's in the Valley, ink from recycling newspapers containing tiny amounts of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) are discharged into the Spokane River. Can the community work with IEP and EPA to address the issue? The Spokesman Review reports.
Sierra Club weighs in on PCBs and Kaiser Appeals DO TMDL as Spokane River discharge permits move forwardPosted on August 9th, 2011
Regulatory jousting over Spokane River water quality continues. Sierra Club files 60-day notice of intent to sue EPA for not forcing Ecology to develop a PCB water cleanup plan. Meanwhile, Kaiser has appealed their pollution discharge permit.
The Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club partnered with the City of Spokane Valley to greatly improve the aesthetics and functionality of the Spokane River access at Barker Road.
At the Spokane River Forum conference on May 24th, over 150 participants from around the region met to learn about PCBs and discuss the opportunities and challenges of reducing their presence in the Spokane River. Presentations attached.
The public is invited to ask questions and give feedback on draft permit updates designed to improve and protect the water quality of the Spokane River and Lake Spokane. Evening of November 10th. The River Forum reports.
Is Governor Gregoire floating the idea of a moratorium on rule-making that would slow down Spokane River cleanup in order to provide relief to municipal and industrial dischargers to help them recover from the recession? The Inlander Reports
Convening the Spokane River Dissolved Oxygen TMDL Implementation Advisory Committee represents a critical milestone in Washington Department of Ecology efforts to meet Spokane River water quality standards for dissolved oxygen. The River Forum reports.