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From crashes to drug labs: A look inside Ecology's Spill Response Program
Ecology's Spills Program responds to spill emergencies, inspects chemical storage facilities, and cleans up a range of contaminated sites across Washington. Responder Sam Hunn gives us an inside look.
Crews safely remove, detonate dangerous chemical device

Homeowner finds poisonous theft deterrent in old safe. Ecology takes the chemicals and detonates them for safety. 

How could our Brownfields program help your community?

Old gas stations and shuttered industrial facilities can sit empty, possibly contaminated, for years. Our Brownfields Program can help put them back to use, like it did in Palouse. 

Local video highlights 'soft' shoreline stabilization approaches

Shoreline stabilization video highlighting approaches property owners can use to protect shorelines while also promoting a healthy ecosystem.

Eyes Under Puget Sound: Critter of the Month — Bloodworms

Bloodworms are a type of polychaete, or marine segmented worm, in the family Glyceridae.

Puget Sound Nutrient Watch: Algal Blooms

Excess nutrients can cause an explosion of algae growth called algal blooms, we discuss more about these blooms. 

Washington water law protects your water resources
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Washington's first water law, the foundation for how we manage water resources.
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.
Setting the record straight on ocean acidification

The Washington Policy Center got the facts wrong, as did media outlets that repeated the story. We do not disagree with Gov. Jay Inslee on ocean acidification, and we have reason to be concerned.

Earth… pass it on: Ecology’s joint project with the creator of The Twilight Zone
For many of us who sat glued to our black and white television sets for a half hour once a week in the early 1960s, the voice is immediately recognizable

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