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Washington finalizes historic cap-and-invest plan to slash carbon pollution

Sept. 29 news release – Washington finalizes historic plan to slash carbon pollution by adopting cap-and-invest regulations.

Ecology grant brings big changes to Little Naches River

Sept. 21 blog – An Ecology Streamflow Restoration Grant is helping restore habitat and recreational opportunities to the Little Naches River.

Ecology celebrates Zero Emissions Day!

Sept. 21 blog – Today, Sept. 21, 2022, is the last day of summer. What better way to mark the occasion than to celebrate something else this date symbolizes — Zero Emissions Day!

Pullman contractor fined for improper decommissioning of well

Sept. 20 news release – A contractor in Pullman is facing penalties after illegally altering and filling a homeowner’s well with debris from a razed house in Whitman County.

Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation

Sept. 20 blog – We're embracing this year’s theme of Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation. During Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month, we're sharing our team's achievements and contributions to protect the environment. 

Give your septic system the attention it deserves

Sept. 19 blog – It's SepticSmart Week! This week is an annual reminder to make sure your septic system is functioning properly and to take action to maintain and/or fix it.

Public discussion begins on plans to improve air quality in overburdened communities

Sept. 19 news release – Ecology opens public comment today on a new initiative to improve air quality in overburdened communities that are highly impacted by air pollution.

Blue Heron Slough to provide critical habitat to salmon

Sept. 16 blog – The Blue Heron Slough project is restoring 353 acres of Snohomish River estuary habitat,   which will benefit Chinook salmon and in turn, aid recovery of southern resident orcas in Puget Sound.

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