Nov. 19 news release – We are seeking public input on a proposed rule amendment that would establish a water use conservation standard for some new homes in parts of Whatcom County and small areas in Skagit County.
Nov. 19 news release – New greenhouse gas emissions data from 2016 and 2017 shows the growth of emissions in Washington is slowing.
Nov. 18 news release – During the past 30 years, climate change, habitat degradation, and loss from development have caused salmon runs to decline by 80% in the Chehalis River basin. Now, the public is being asked to weigh in a draft aquatic species restoration plan for the state’s second largest river basin.
Nov. 15 blog – Today is your opportunity to recommit to reducing, reusing, recycling, and purchasing products made from recycled material. It's important to recycle, despite current challenges.
Nov. 13 news release – Ecology has fined a boatyard on the Anacortes waterfront $30,000 for allowing polluted stormwater to flow into Fidalgo Bay, an important habitat for endangered Chinook salmon and other marine life.
Nov. 12 blog – Over the last few years, the recycling system in Washington and across the United States has been under siege, with low commodity prices and restrictions on overseas exports of recyclables leading some people to question whether recycling is really worth it anymore. Well, we’re here to tell you that recycling is absolutely still the right thing to do.
Nov. 12 news release – A Stage 1 burn ban in Asotin, Columbia, Garfield and Walla Walla counties will expire at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Nov. 8 news release – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in Asotin, Columbia, Garfield and Walla Walla counties due to poor air quality in the region.