Environmental Priorities Coalition Launches 2018 Priorities

The coalition calls on the Legislature to act on climate, sustainably manage state water resources, remove toxics in food packaging, and prevent Puget Sound oil spills.

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Talking Toxics | Part 2: Toxic-Free Affordable Housing

Innovative projects are using state funding from the toxics law to clean up legacy pollution and then build urgently needed affordable housing.

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Talking Toxics | Part 1: Funding in Crisis

Over the last decade, the legislature has both raided MTCA funds to pay for other state programs and overspent MTCA dollars, putting the future of the law at risk.

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Session Ending with Key Environmental Protections Left Undone

A divided Legislature ending without passing budget essential for communities and the environment.

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Millions of dollars of state projects for Spokane stalled in legislative logjam

The failure to pass the two-year Capital Budget would be historic, but not in a good way.

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Budget Deal Includes Action on Climate and Closing Oil Loophole

Clean Air Rule funding and the Big Oil Loophole closure are two bright spots in this budget that are good for the people of Washington.

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Making Sense of the State Budget

In order to achieve our mission, we need to ensure there is funding to support the policies and programs that protect and sustain our environment.

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Advocates call on lawmakers to resist environmental cuts in Trump budget

President Donald Trump abandons Puget Sound cleanup and restoration in his proposed 2018 budget.

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4 ways the Legislature can make Washington greener

Now more than ever, Washington state has the opportunity — and responsibility — to lead the country.

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Washington Legislators Address Growing Safety Threat from Oil Transportation

New bills propose creating reliable funding for oil spill prevention and safety, industry accountability, protections for Puget Sound.

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What’s at Stake: One Law, 27 Years, 6,600 Sites Cleaned Up

This 1988 law has helped clean up roughly 6,600 toxic sites, equal to about one cleanup completed every other day. But today, it’s at risk.

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WEC Statement on I-732

We support putting a price on carbon pollution, but it needs to be the right approach for Washington.

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Intern Alumni Newsletter | Spring 2016

For interns, by interns

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Cleaning up the Duwamish and Remaking Environmentalism

Environmentalism from an all-white, affluent, outdoorsy movement into a diverse, inclusive coalition of communities.

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Intern Alumni Newsletter

For interns, by interns

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2016 Legislative Session: Public holds the line on essential environmental laws and investments

Challenges remain as Legislature leaves key issues and funding declines unaddressed

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The High Cost of Cheap Gasoline

A tax on oil and chemicals pays to clean up toxic messes. With prices down, the state is looking for cash.

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Port of Longview Rejects Plan For Refinery, Propane Terminal

Port of Longview commissioners voted unanimously to end talks with an energy company that wants to build the largest West Coast oil refinery.

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Comments on Oil Terminal Soar to 250,000

Evaluation council will consult them in making its recommendation.

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Environmental Priorities Coalition Launches 2016 Priority

This Priority will protect laws and investments in clean energy, clean air and water, and healthy lands.

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