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Wastewater treatment plant operators protect water during pandemic
126 wastewater treatment plants, nearly 40% of Washington’s treatment systems, earned the top-performing status this year.
Tackling Toxics: Helping Joint Base Lewis-McChord replace toxic receipt paper
Ecology worked closely with Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) to reduce its use of toxic receipt paper. So far, the base has reduced phenol use on base by 460 pounds per year.
Grant applications being accepted for flood-hazard planning
We're providing $1.5 million in funding to help communities develop plans to prepare for and reduce flood risks.
Replacing toxic products with safer alternatives
The majority of chemicals that seep into peoples' bodies and the environment come from the products we use every day, which is why Ecology created the Product Replacement Program.
Ecology rolling out improvements to SEPA reporting system
We receive over 6,000 environmental review documents annually from lead agencies under SEPA. We launched a new online tool so partner agencies can now directly enter this data.
Cleaning up: An update will help Everett’s Riverfront redevelopment move forward
We're taking comments on a legal agreement amendment for new safeguards at the Everett Landfill Tire Fire site, located in Everett between Interstate 5 and the Snohomish River.
Boots on the ground: AmeriCorps members conduct water quality surveys with Snoqualmie Tribe
One of our Washington Conservation Corps field crews recently got to head out with the Snoqualmie Tribe’s Environmental and Natural Resources Department to help conduct water quality surveys.
Cleaning up: On Bellingham’s waterfront, a cleanup plan for the Chlor-Alkali Area
We're taking comments on a cleanup plan for the Chlor-Alkali Area of the Georgia-Pacific West site on the Bellingham waterfront.
New paper about Contaminants of Emerging Concern in wastewater
New review paper gathers studies about Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) entering Washington water
Reducing plastics in Washington
Plastic pollution is everywhere and poses a threat to human health, wildlife, and the environment .

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