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Managing high water and flooding at Sprague Lake – New hydrology study provides recommendations

Nov. 21 blog – A new Sprague Lake hydrology study identifies flood-risk solutions for the area.

Hanford Site agencies to hold cleanup dialogue meeting in Kennewick on Dec. 5

Nov. 20 news release – The public is invited to ask questions and learn about Hanford Site cleanup during an in-person Hanford Dialogue meeting in Kennewick on Tuesday, Dec. 5. 

Lewis County landowner penalized $168,000 for stormwater pollution

Nov. 16 news release – Ecology is penalizing a landowner in Lewis County $168,000 for repeated water quality violations.

State and EPA ready grants to restore salmon habitat, improve water quality near Puget Sound

Nov. 14 news release – EPA has awarded Ecology up to $30 million to boost the health of Puget Sound rivers and streams.

Ecology, Olympia Brewery owner reach settlement over 2019 spill

Nov. 8 news release – Ecology and Olympia Brewery reach settlement over 2019 spill

Meaningful Momentum: CCA Updates for Fall 2023

Nov. 7 blog – The cap-and-invest program team has been working hard! Check out what they've been up to this fall.

Ecology seeks community input on local air quality issues

Nov. 2 news release – Ecology is holding open houses in Spokane, George and Mattawa as part of our work in overburdened communities under the Climate Commitment Act.

Stronger together: The promise of connecting North America’s clean energy leaders

Nov. 2 blog – On Nov. 2, Director Watson made a preliminary decision to pursue linking Washington’s cap-and-invest carbon reduction program to similar programs in California and the Canadian province of Québec.

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