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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.
Safer streets and cleaner water in Walla Walla
The City of Walla Walla's award winning transportation project is good for the community and for salmon.
A framework for greenhouse gas assessment
We released a framework for a new rule that would guide greenhouse gas environmental assessments in Washington.
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.

Behind the decision
Ecology Director Laura Watson explains the analysis leading to the decision to deny a permit for a methanol plant in Kalama.
State adds airboat to its oil spill response toolbox
State of Washington's purchases airboat to use in sensitive coastal areas.
Ecology denies petition to begin rulemaking to establish nutrient wasteload allocations for a Puget Sound TMDL
Ecology received a rule petition from Northwest Environmental Advocates for us to engage in rulemaking to place wasteload allocations in a rule for an official water cleanup plan.
Greetings from Detroit: Scenes from the life of our WCC crew helping Michigan communities recover homes

Record flooding hit Detroit on Aug. 11, 2014, leaving many residents with damaged homes. AmeriCorps called on crews for help, including our own WCC.

Beaver reintroduction a watershed success
In the fall of 2014, with the help of staff and volunteers. Kent released three beaver pairs in three separate streams in Black Canyon.
Innovative agreement highlights practices that are good for farms and the environment
More than 40 farms representing 110,000 acres in Eastern Washington are in line to become among the first Farmed Smart certified agriculture operations in the Northwest.