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Cleaning up: Agreement will start cleanup process where railroad tank cars stopped at former Seattle oil terminal
We're taking comment on a legal agreement with BNSF Railway to begin the cleanup process on the company's portion of the former Time Oil terminal site in Seattle.
Eye on (Water) Supply
Update on Ecology's “pass-through” grants to state agencies as part of our drought relief efforts.
Chehalis Basin Board approves $70 million spending plan
Chehalis Basin Board unanimously approves $70 million two-year spending plan to reduce flood damage, restore aquatic species habitat in the Chehalis River basin.
Helping your community help small businesses
Businesses in Washington are often befuddled by all the hazardous waste requirements they face, but our Pollution Prevention Assistance program is here to help.
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.

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