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Welcome to our news room. This is where you'll find links to recent news releases, blog stories, pictures and videos, our social media channels, and contact information for our communications team.


No Discharge Zone continues to protect Puget Sound

March 1 blog – We have good news for Puget Sound as EPA reaffirms the No Discharge Zone.

Boeing Everett cleanup advancing to final stages

March 1 news release – We're taking comments on plans and earlier studies to guide the Boeing Everett Plant site's final cleanup of contaminated soil and groundwater.

Ecology secures $3.6 million to restore and preserve vital coastal wetlands

Feb. 26 blog – We've secured nearly $3.6 million in federal grants to protect 725 acres of coastal wetlands in Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston & Whatcom counties.

Secrets of the dead: Using dead-shell assemblages to reconstruct past conditions at the bottom of Puget Sound

Feb. 24 blog – Scientists from our Marine Sediment Monitoring Team have teamed up with peers from the University of Chicago to learn the history of life under Puget Sound.

Making food packaging safer with alternatives to toxic chemicals

Feb. 23 blog – Consumers in Washington may soon see safer food packaging. We published a report identifying alternatives with fewer toxic chemicals.

Preventing a Dust Bowl in Washington

Feb. 22 blog – Dust storms are a threat in Eastern Washington. Learn what we're doing to protect soils and human health.

Anderson Lake study suggests toxic blooms are a recent development

Feb. 19 blog – Core sampling study shows history of Anderson Lake’s toxic algae.

Invasive species: Flowering rush threatens Washington waters

Feb. 18 blog – Despite its beautiful appearance, flowering rush is an invasive weed that threatens waterways throughout the state.

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