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What you need to know about dust storms in Washington

March 20 blog – Dust storms can occur in Central and Eastern Washington every spring through fall. Here are some quick tips to help keep you safe.

Spokane River is getting cleaner with local task force’s help

March 20 blog – A recent report shows success in reducing PCBs in the Spokane River watershed.

Washington’s water supply outlook

March 16 blog– As we come out of winter and into spring, water supply conditions appear normal for most of the state.

Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority launches flood warning data dashboard

March 16 blog – To help communities better prepare, the Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority launched its Flood Warning System Gage Alert data dashboard.

Summer jobs now open for Southwest Washington teens ages 14-17

March 15 news – Ecology is hiring up to 18 teenagers in Lewis, Grays Harbor, and Thurston counties this summer as part of the Ecology Youth Corps.

Fecal Matters: The 2022 BEACH report is in

March 9 blog – Check out the new BEACH Annual Report to see how your beach fared in 2022.

Get ready to apply for a Public Participation Grant

March 8 blog – Have an idea for reducing waste or pollution in your neighborhood? A new application round of Public Participation Grants is about to begin! Grants are worth up to $60,000 a year for up to two years.

Successful first auction marks turning point in fight against climate change

March 7 news – Ecology announces the results of the first cap-and-invest auction, held on Feb. 28, 2023, including the settlement price and number of allowances sold.

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Curbing Riverbank Erosion: Two pilot projects showing success in Chehalis River Basin
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