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Ecology secures $3.6 million to restore and preserve vital coastal wetlands
We've secured nearly $3.6 million in federal grants to protect 725 acres of coastal wetlands in Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston & Whatcom counties.
Making food packaging safer with alternatives to toxic chemicals
Consumers in Washington may soon see safer food packaging. We published a report identifying alternatives with fewer toxic chemicals.
Preventing a Dust Bowl in Washington
Dust storms are a threat in Eastern Washington. Learn what we're doing to protect soils and human health.
Draft permit outlines path to a healthier Puget Sound
We are continuing our work with Puget Sound communities to reduce the amount of nutrients flowing through wastewater treatment plants and into Puget Sound.
Behind the decision
Ecology Director Laura Watson explains the analysis leading to the decision to deny a permit for a methanol plant in Kalama.
$282 million proposed for clean water projects across the state
Ecology is proposing to award $282 million in grants and loans for 108 high-priority clean water projects across the state.
Zelma Maine Jackson — a quarter-century of keeping tabs on Hanford​
Zelma Maine Jackson retired recently after dedicating 25 years working as a hydrogeologist for the Nuclear Waste Program. She’s just one of the people who have made our mission possible.​​
Ecology's brushes with the famous
A brief list of some famous people Ecology has worked with over the past 50 years.
The Nestucca
The story of the 1988 Nestucca spill and how it changed spill response.
Washington is leading the nation in stormwater management
For Ecology’s 50th anniversary, we are celebrating our municipal stormwater permit program – an example of hard work, partnership, and science coming together to make Washington better.

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