Building upon the more than $1 billion already invested, or committed for investment, by King County and Seattle for clean-up of the Green/Duwamish River Watershed, Mayor Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced an ambitious strategy that will coordinate work by governments, nonprofits, and businesses to improve the health of that 500-square-mile watershed.
“The Duwamish Superfund site is part of a much larger watershed that spans 93 miles, from Elliott Bay to beyond the Howard Hanson Dam,” said Mayor Murray. “In order to have a clean river, we need a healthy system. It’s time for a broader conversation and a broader strategy.”
You can learn about the strategy announcement on the County’s website and you can learn about the City of Seattle’s Duwamish River Opportunity Fund here.