Ecology Blog

Better living through Green Chemistry
After nearly a century of manufacturing dangerous toxic chemicals, a new perspective in the field has emerged called "Green Chemistry."
Draft permit outlines path to a healthier Puget Sound
We are continuing our work with Puget Sound communities to reduce the amount of nutrients flowing through wastewater treatment plants and into Puget Sound.
Fecal Matters: Saltwater State Park is open for water recreation, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County lifted the no-contact advisory at Saltwater State Park in King County.
Behind the decision
Ecology Director Laura Watson explains the analysis leading to the decision to deny a permit for a methanol plant in Kalama.
Fecal Matters: Discovery Park is open for water contact recreation, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County lifted the no water contact advisory at Discovery Park in King County.
Fecal Matters: Richmond Beach, Golden Gardens, and Carkeek Park are open for water contact recreation, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County lifted the no water contact advisory at Richmond Beach, Golden Gardens, and Carkeek Park in King County.
Turning the corner
Behind the latest greenhouse gas data - emissions are up, but they are expected to fall in the years ahead.
Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Sinclair Inlet, Dyes Inlet, Port Washington Narrows, and Portions of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap Shoreline, Kitsap County
No-contact advisory issued for Sinclair Inlet, Dyes Inlet, Port Washington Narrows, and Portions of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap Shoreline through Jan. 19, Kitsap County.
$282 million proposed for clean water projects across the state
Ecology is proposing to award $282 million in grants and loans for 108 high-priority clean water projects across the state.
Fecal Matters: A No-contact advisory for Discovery Park, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, and Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, King County
Public Health Seattle & King County issued a no-contact advisory for Discovery Park, Carkeek Park, Golden Gardens, and Richmond Beach Saltwater Park beaches.

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