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BNSF Railway to pay $75,000 for water quality violations
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State officials say BNSF Railway will pay $75,000 to settle a 2015 penalty for water quality violations. The Department of Ecology said Monday the railway agreed to the fine for placing creosote-treated railroad ties in water during maintenance projects in Whatcom and Skagit counties.