SHELL1.11: Develop and implement local and tribal pollution identification and correction (PIC) programs
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Regional Priority Approach Description
Approach - Develop and implement local and tribal pollution identification and correction (PIC) programs.
Desired Outcome - Local PIC programs are implemented that determine the causes and sources of water pollution in specific geographical areas, ensure corrective actions are taken to address the pollution sources, and protect Puget Sound marine and fresh water health.
Policy Needs, Example Actions, Proposal Guidance - PIC programs with a high probability of success include the following essential elements:
- Consistent, long term, ambient water quality monitoring to prioritize projects and evaluate action effectiveness.
- Coordinated outreach about proposed PIC projects and results to increase community awareness, participation and support.
- Source identification sampling -Provision of information, site inspection, technical assistance and financial support to correct identified sources of pollution.
- Effective enforcement capability. Enforcement is used when compliance efforts fail.
- Sustainable funding to maintain long-term stability of the program.
Local Context - Local context provides additional specificity on how a Regional Priority approach should be implemented in each local area; examples include sequencing, partners to consider, and critical areas. Local context for this Regional Priority approach is available here.
Regional Priority Approach Near Term Actions Map
No Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measures set for this Regional Priority Approach.