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Affordable housing and economic stimulus through environmental cleanup
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $2.1 million in grants to four Washington communities to help assess local brownfields.
Keeping the Legacy Pesticide Working Group moving forward
The Legacy Pesticide Working Group is addressing lead and arsenic contamination on historic orchard lands in Central WA. We have transitioned to a small-group format with virtual meetings for now.
Cleaning up: Goodbye gas station, hello housing
The Cheney Super Stop cleanup site, once a service station then city maintenance facility, shows how a contaminated property can be redeveloped into a community asset, housing in this case.
Around the Sound: Port Gamble nearing finishing line
After years of planning, cleanup, and restoration efforts, we are nearing the final stages of our cleanup work at the Port Gamble Mill property. We invite you to comment on our cleanup plans.
Learn what’s coming up for the Legacy Pesticides Working Group
We convened the Legacy Pesticides Working Group to help us identify potential approaches to address lead and arsenic contamination of former orchard lands. Learn what the group will be working on.
Cleaning up: A riverside cleanup just around the bend
We're taking comments on studies of contamination and cleanup alternatives for exterior walls and adjacent soil at the former Anacortes water treatment plant at Mount Vernon.
Cleaning up: First steps to transforming contaminated Bainbridge Island park
The public is invited to comment on an agree order about the cleanup of Blakely Harbor Park on Bainbridge Island.
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.
Legacies of lead & arsenic (part 2)
As Central Washington grows, former orchard lands with potential lead and arsenic contamination are being developed into housing. We’ve convened a working group to help us find solutions.
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.

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