July 13 blog – We keep a close eye on ground-level ozone levels around the state and issue advisories when rising levels could affect people’s health. Learn what ground-level ozone is, what it can do to your health, how you can help prevent it, and know when levels are unhealthy.
July 13 blog
– A no water contact health advisory was issued for Sooes Beach in Clallam County due to high levels of fecal bacteria. The beach will be sampled again next week to see if bacteria levels decreased. Avoid contact with the water until further notice.
July 11 blog – Clallam County Health and Human Services has re-opened Cline Spit County Park to water recreation. The beach had been under a water quality advisory because of elevated levels of fecal bacteria.
July 11 news release – The builder of an East Bremerton housing development faces a $13,000 penalty for failing to keep muddy water from draining off the construction site into nearby storm drains and waterways.
July 9 blog – Bay View State Park beach in Skagit County is open for swimming and other water recreation. Recent sampling showed that fecal bacteria levels were low and safe for swimming.
July 6 blog – Our scientists in Northeastern Washington are collecting fish, bugs, stream flow information, and more from rivers and streams. Data is used to assess watershed health and in the State of Salmon report.
July 5 blog – Detours will be in place as we clean up lead and arsenic from the former Everett Smelter. We'll remove contaminated soil under East Marine View Drive at the intersection with Riverside Road, and part of the interchange with SR529/North Broadway.
July 3 news release – Ecology is now recruiting for 300 environmental positions across the state in the Washington Conservation Corps (WCC). The full-time AmeriCorps positions offer young adults and military veterans a range of opportunities to gain hands-on experience.
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