Ecology Blog

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.
Cleaning Up: Schedule updated for Shelton’s Goose Lake cleanup site
The Goose Lake site is contaminated with wastes from Rayonier's old pulp mill that once operated in Shelton next to Oakland Bay.
Tackling Toxics: Flame Retardants

Evidence is mounting that shows flame-retarding chemicals don’t effectively slow fires and have negative health effects, yet consumer products widely contain these chemicals.

Ferries for Science: Technology hitches a ride to better understand Puget Sound

State marine scientists collaborated to install a high-tech water monitoring sensor on the hull of the 64-car Salish ferry.

WWU, Ecology team to train future cleanup experts
As a college student, Susannah Edwards toured the Everett Shipyard cleanup site on Port Gardner Bay. Now she's working on cleaning up the shipyard as an Ecology employee.
Update about making Puget Sound a No Discharge Zone for vessel sewage

We've asked the EPA to make the Puget Sound off limits to discharging sewage from vessels.  

Earth… pass it on: Ecology’s joint project with the creator of The Twilight Zone
For many of us who sat glued to our black and white television sets for a half hour once a week in the early 1960s, the voice is immediately recognizable
Earth ... pass it on: Tackling Toxics

Toxic chemicals pose an immediate health threat to children. Preventing exposure is the smartest, cheapest, and healthiest way to protect people and the environment.

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