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Air Quality Awareness Week 2021
Everyone deserves clean air. Learn what causes air pollution and what each of us can do to protect health and safety.
Restore Our Earth
Earth Day is just a few days away. Read about what we’ve got in store and learn about ways you can “Restore Our Earth”.
Get ready, it's haboob season
What's a haboob, you ask? It's a dust storm. They can occur in Central and Eastern Washington every spring through fall. Read these safety tips to protect your health.
Legacy Pesticides Working Group update
Learn about the progress of the Legacy Pesticide Working Group, which is helping Ecology create a plan to address legacy contamination on former orchard lands in Central Washington.
Cleaning up: North Everett yard make-overs still available
Soil cleanup continues this year in the Everett Smelter Plume site, located in of the city’s north end. We encourage homeowners who have not joined the process to sign up for free soil sampling.
It’s Air Quality Awareness Week:
May 4-8 is the 14th annual Air Quality Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Better Air, Better Health.”
Get prepared now for dust storms
Central and Eastern Washington should take these steps to prepare for dust storms every spring through fall.
Legacies of lead & arsenic (part 3)
Lead and arsenic still remain in the soils of former orchard lands, and exposure can create health risks. Learn how to keep you and your family safe.
Tacoma Smelter Plume
In 2020, we plan on replacing soil in 58 yards in the Yard Program service area. In January we started on a group of six yards and three childcares.