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From Hillary Sanders | Part of the Peril on the Salish Sea series | 07:52

Shellfish farmers, researchers, and chefs share their concerns about water contamination in the Sound and the danger is poses to shellfish.

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_mg_7615_small Massive oil spills like Odyssey in the northern Atlantic; Exxon Valdez off the coast of Alaska; and more recently, Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico make big headlines. But the leading source of water pollution in the world is actually water run-off. Rain falling on our streets, lawns and driveways washes contamination into our waterways. In the Puget Sound, shellfish lovers are worried.