Lake Whatcom cleanup a long and complex task

The Bellingham Herald blogs
The latest annual report on Lake Whatcom water quality seems to be frustrating people who want to see dramatic improvement and drastic measures to get there. In a recent news report, lead Lake Whatcom researcher Robin Matthews said there are no quick fixes for lake water quality issues that affect the drinking water supply for Bellingham and nearby areas. Matthews is director of the Institute for Watershed Studies at Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University.