Ecology Blog

Hablemos ciencia: Elementos para extinguir un fuego
Desde junio, contratistas han estado tomando varias medidas para extinguir un fuego localizado en una sección pequeña del Relleno Sanitario de Pasco en el Condado de Franklin.
Setting the record straight on ocean acidification

The Washington Policy Center got the facts wrong, as did media outlets that repeated the story. We do not disagree with Gov. Jay Inslee on ocean acidification, and we have reason to be concerned.

Tacoma Smelter Plume: Ecology begins soil cleanup on Vashon-Maury Island
On Monday, Ecology will start digging up contaminated soil at six yards on Vashon-Maury Island.
Around the Sound: Pier today gone tomorrow
We were able to contract with the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe to remove the old, deteriorating Point Julia pier, as well as in-water and on-shore debris.
Cleaning Up: Work underway at Ridgefield’s Carty Lake and Lake River
The Port of Ridgefield is cleaning up contamination at the Pacific Wood Treating site.
Ocean Acidification is real

Let’s be clear. Ocean acidification is real. Determining the causes, impacts, and identifying potential solutions are high priorities for our agency and the state.

When is it OK to use the water after its been treated for weeds?
This new page aims to provide information about when you can use the water after aquatic herbicide treatment in a user friendly, non-technical way, and provide a consistent message from Ecology.
Tackling Toxics: PCB problem requires creative solutions
We stopped using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) 35 years ago, yet it continues to contaminate almost every water body in Washington.
Around the Sound: Rayonier Mill cleanup on schedule
The Rayonier Mill cleanup is on schedule.
Ecology Experts Assist Craft Brew Alliance to Produce Better Beer with a Better Bottom Line
Our technicians worked with Craft Brew Alliance to help them identify where they could reduce waste and energy loss, and increase their efficiency.

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