Melissa Malott, right, is the executive director of the watchdog group Citizens for a Healthy Bay, which is monitoring the proposed methanol project at the Port of Tacoma. The group is losing funding after the Legislature cut financial support for grass-roots environmental and community groups. Malott is shown in November with Bay Patrol Director Tarin Todd on the Blair Waterway. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com
Melissa Malott, right, is the executive director of the watchdog group Citizens for a Healthy Bay, which is monitoring the proposed methanol project at the Port of Tacoma. The group is losing funding after the Legislature cut financial support for grass-roots environmental and community groups. Malott is shown in November with Bay Patrol Director Tarin Todd on the Blair Waterway. Dean J. Koepfler dkoepfler@thenewstribune.com

Senate Republicans in Washington Legislature ax money for private monitoring of toxic wastes

April 07, 2016 3:21 PM