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Boots on the ground: Home from U.S. Virgin Islands with memento and more

A WCC AmeriCorps member shares a memorable story from serving in the U.S. Virgin Islands, assisting communities after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

New Ecology guidance helps protect cleanup sites from climate change impacts
Addressing climate change is a critical challenge for Washington state and a priority for Ecology. In response to our changing climate, we have created new guidance for cleaning up toxic sites.
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.
New website makes it easier to find state and federal funding

The new FundFinder.wa.gov is a clearing house for water quality and salmon project funding.

Eyes Under Puget Sound: Critter of the Month — The Tusk Shells
Tusk shells belong to the Class Scaphopoda, meaning boat foot. In contrast to a real elephant's ivory tusk, a scaphopod's conical shell is open on both ends.
Protecting the great Columbia River

We recently completed a report on Columbia River vessel traffic that will help us respond to spills on the Columbia alongside our partners. 

Help chart the future of the Pacific coast

Ecology is taking public comments on the state's proposed Marine Spatial Plan and draft Environmental Impact Statement until Dec. 12, 2017.

Puget Sound Nutrient Watch: The Salish Sea Computer Model

We explain how the Salish Sea Model and other scientific computer models help us better understand the world around us.

Innovative Regional Septic Loan Program partnership wins EPA and local awards
Our program was incredibly successful in its first year. It prevented 36 million gallons, equal to 55 Olympic-sized swimming pools, of wastewater from flowing into Puget Sound watershed.
Testing for toxics

New testing by our product testing team found chemicals that could be toxic in children’s products.

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