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Puget Sound Starts Here

Attention Washington residents: an anti-pollution coalition wants to make it your business to clean up your dog’s business.

The “Puget Sound Starts Here” campaign–made up of nearly 60 cities and counties in Washington–released “Dog Doogity,” a parody of the ’90s Blackstreet music video “No Diggity” sung by R&B vocalist Martin Luther, to remind residents that an easy way to keep the Puget Sound clean is to clean-up after their dogs.  According to The Spokesman-Review, the coalition spent $27,000 from a $500,000 Department of Ecology grant to make the video.

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“When it rains, bacteria in dog poop is carried by stormwater runoff to storm drains, ditches and streams that feed our rivers, lakes and Puget Sound,” the campaign’s website states. “These bacteria can make water unsafe to drink or swim in.”

Olivia B. Waxman is a TIME contributor. Find her on Twitter at @OBWax. You can also continue the discussion on TIME’s Facebook page and on Twitter at @TIME.

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