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September 28, 2008

Talkin Bout the Car Wash - No driveway carwashes, Wash. state says

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"I understand this is something people have done for a long time," says Bill Moore, water quality specialist with the Washington state Department of Ecology, which is requiring the ban. "It's not something we should be doing any longer."

He says the soapy runoff is toxic to salmon and other fish and that small metal particles that wash off cars, such as brake dust, is harmful, too.

Via: USA Today LINK

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