(Seattle, AP) The Puget Sound is getting nearly $30 million in federal money to address decades of pollution.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the grants Tuesday in Suquamish.

The money will be used to support local projects to protect and restore the sound’s water quality and habitat.

(Seattle, AP) The Puget Sound is getting nearly $30 million in federal money to address decades of pollution.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the grants Tuesday in Suquamish.

The money will be used to support local projects to protect and restore the sound’s water quality and habitat.

The 36 grants cover projects throughout the Puget Sound, from Bellingham to Olympia.

The Suquamish Tribe, for example, is getting nearly $600,000 for a project to restore the Chico Creek estuary to improve fish passage and water quality in shellfish growing areas.

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