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Help reduce food waste by giving us your best ideas
We are working on a plan to reduce food waste in Washington by 50%, and we would like your help. The public has until May 29 to provide ideas on how to prevent food waste.
New Year, New Water Right Applications
With the start of the new year, the Water Resources Program released updates to our water right application forms. The forms hadn’t been revised in a number of years, and were due for some changes.
Updating fresh water rules to protect salmon spawning

We are starting conversations about rule changes to help salmon spawning habitat. 

Cleaning up: An affordable housing milestone
A pair of street corners in Southeast Seattle may not look like much right now, but they're already a first-of-its-kind cleanup site for Ecology.
Looking upriver: What's next for the Walla Walla watershed?
In October, stakeholders from Washington and Oregon will refocus and build on the Walla Walla Watershed Management Partnership to create a long-term water strategy.
Bellingham community active in Waterfront cleanup outreach

Walking tours of a cleanup-site help the Bellingham community get involved in the transformation of the central waterfront.

How could our Brownfields program help your community?

Old gas stations and shuttered industrial facilities can sit empty, possibly contaminated, for years. Our Brownfields Program can help put them back to use, like it did in Palouse. 

Nuclear Waste Program intern gains new appreciation for the scope of work at Hanford

During his summer internship with Ecology's Nuclear Waste Program, Tri-Cities native Isaac Leggett expanded his knowledge about Hanford beyond anything he'd learned growing up in the area.

A Little Green for the Brownfields

EPA awarded $2.4 million in grants to five recipients to help assess and clean up local brownfields & properties that haven't been redeveloped due to potential contamination.

New Tacoma park emerges from Superfund site

Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance offers walking paths, an amphitheater, and Puget Sound views on land that was once the ASARCO smelter slag heap.

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