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Cleaning Kendall Yards
A bygone legacy of steam engines. From an abandoned, contaminated site to shops and housing: the cleanup story of the West Spokane Railyard.
Cleaning up: Promising pilot test destroying groundwater contamination in Spokane Valley
Kaiser Aluminum’s Trentwood facility is in the early phases of testing new technology that destroys over 90 percent of PCB contamination in water at their facility in the Spokane Valley.
Cleaning up Hanford: Much progress, a lot left to do
This is the last week on the job for Nuclear Waste Program Manager Alex Smith. Before Smith heads off to her next adventure, however, she reflected on her last five years heading the program.
Little Spokane River cleanup plan ready for public review
Ecology's draft plan for better water quality in the Little Spokane River is available for comment
Bi-state partnership boosts understanding of Walla Walla River basin
Ecology is working with Oregon Water Resources and USGS on a comprehensive study of groundwater in the Walla Walla River Basin. This solid science will help inform future policy in the region.
Systemwide change to tackle plastic pollution no longer out of reach
The U.S. Plastic Pact is an ambitious initiative to unify diverse public and private stakeholders across the plastics chain to rethink how we design, use, and reuse plastics.
EPA plan for Washington and Oregon rivers leaves salmon in hot water
We're submitting our comments on EPA temperature TMDL for the Columbia and Snake rivers.
Additional $10 million for stormwater projects
We determined that there is an additional $10 million available to fund 22 more stormwater projects across the state.
Washington’s Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program shows why it is a model for the nation
Ecology's Spills Program has released its Activity and Funding Report Report detailing the program’s work and funding sources while outlining challenges.
Saying no to drugs... and spills
History of Ecology's Spills Program's involvement in illegal drug operation cleanups.

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