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Now accepting nominations for Cleanup Rule Advisory Group

Ecology's Toxics Cleanup Program is updating Washington's Cleanup Rule and we're recruiting an advisory group to help.

Cleaning up: In the footprint of an old corner gas station

One of the largest categories of cleanup sites, statewide, is former gas stations. Gas station owners must follow newer laws and regulations to prevent leaks and spills.

Legal victory holds Canadian company accountable for polluting the upper Columbia River

In a big win for the Colville Tribes and Washington, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a landmark environmental case this week.

Hanford's PUREX tunnels: It's time for the next chapter

We're starting to work with the U.S. Department of Energy to determine the ultimate fate of the tunnel's highly radioactive contents.

Tacoma Smelter Plume Yard Program

Through our Residential Yard Sampling and Cleanup Program, we're cleaning up and replacing soil in 14 yards and a community park in the southern end of Vashon-Maury Island.

Video highlights Washington's innovative cleanup law

We're celebrating 30 years of cleaning up Washington under our environmental cleanup law & the Model Toxics Control Act. To date, more than 7,000 sites in Washington have been cleaned up.

Cleaning up: It’s about turf in two Everett parks

We’re pulling up sod and replacing soil in two northeast Everett parks. Toxic metals and other particles from the Everett Smelter contaminated the grounds.

What’s in a name: Defining the problem with nuclear waste

Two developments herald potential major changes in the long-term federal effort to clean up the highly contaminated Hanford nuclear reservation.

Investing in communities to turn blighted properties into affordable housing

Ecology is funding projects in six cities to help clean up contaminated properties – and help with the housing crisis.

Cleaning up: Washington’s environmental cleanup law turns 30

We're celebrating 30 years of cleaning up Washington under our environmental cleanup law – the Model Toxics Control Act.

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