Jan. 14 blog – We’re proposing to award more than $183 million in financial assistance for 107 high-priority clean water projects. Our grants and loans help local communities upgrade sewage treatment systems, manage polluted stormwater runoff, and complete other projects to prevent and cleanup pollution.
Jan. 15 news release - Burn ban lifted for Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Kittitas, Okanogan, Pend Oreille,and Stevens counties at noon, Jan. 15.
Jan. 14 blog – We are seeking public comment on Clallam County’s proposed revisions to its shoreline master program designed to protect and guide development along the county’s 600 miles of freshwater and marine shoreline.
Jan. 11 blog – Interested in turning contaminated properties into community assets? Join us May 29 and 30 in Spokane to learn about technical issues, funding, affordable housing opportunities, and more. Then get inspired on a tour of local redevelopment projects.
Jan. 11 news release – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Okanogan, Ferry, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties due to poor air quality predicted for the region.
Jan. 8 news release from Gov. Inslee – Washington state opposes the federal government's new plan to reclassify 56 million gallons of toxic, radioactive waste stored in underground tanks on the Hanford nuclear site. The federal Energy department seeks to reclassify a large percentage of the waste as lower level waste.
Jan. 4 blog – A no-contact advisory has been issued from Sekiu Point to Slip Point in Clallam Bay. This closure is due to a combined sewer overflow. The public is advised to avoid contact with the water in the affected area.
Jan. 4 news release – We fined the city of Vancouver $60,000 for spilling nearly 600,000 gallons of raw or partially treated sewage into the Columbia River in 2017.
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