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Seattle Aquarium hosts Gregoire's executive order signing

Rising acidity levels in the oceans pose a serious threat to shellfish and other marine life, and tackling that problem in Washington state will require reducing carbon dioxide emissions, keeping polluted runoff out of marine waters, and increasing monitoring at hatcheries, a group of experts said Tuesday.

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U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Wash., speaks at the Seattle Aquarium after hearing from a panel formed by Gov. Chris Gregoire to address the issue of ocean acidification, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, in Seattle. Gregoire later signed an executive order directing the Department of Ecology to work on the problem of ocean acidification by reducing carbon dioxide emissions, keeping polluted runoff out of marine waters, and increasing water monitoring. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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