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March 15 Special Supplemental Hot List for State Senate

March 15 Special Supplemental Hot List for State Senate

POSSIBLE SENATE FLOOR ACTION

HB 1489: Limiting the use of fertilizer containing phosphorus (a.k.a. Clean Fertilizers, Healthier Lakes and Rivers).

POSITION: SUPPORT

  • Phosphorous from residential lawn fertilizers is a major water quality pollutant that if not managed could require local governments to spend millions on wastewater treatment plant upgrades.
  • This bill manages the sale of lawn fertilizers containing phosphorus and has the support of Scott's Miracle Grow, Avista Corp., Inland Paper Company, Fred Meyer, The Retail Association, local governments and environmental groups.
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