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Monitoring for invasive mussels ramping up

OLYMPIA–If invasive freshwater mussels take hold in Washington, officials estimate it would cost more than $100 million each year to keep our power and water infrastructure running, in addition to causing extensive ecological damage such as impeding salmon recovery and fish passage. $3.62 million in new funding from the State Legislature and federal partners that begins July 1 will allow WDFW to i...