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Governments will practice emergency response on lake against invasive mussels

State, federal, and tribal governments will come together next week on Lake Roosevelt for the first on-the-ground exercise in the Columbia River basin to prepare for an infestation of non-native mussels that cause millions in damage in Eastern waters and are now expected to make their way here.

Invasive quagga and zebra mussels are small, non-native, freshwater mollusks that have caused significan...


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