New State Stormwater Permits Present Opportunities for Puget Sound

Final versions will require increased use of “green infrastructure” to protect Puget Sound and other state waterways.

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Bipartisan Poll Shows Strong Support for Environmental Protections

Yet state legislators are moving to undermine environmental protections in Olympia.

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First in Nation Ban on Toxic Coal Tar Sealants Passes

Sealants contain high levels of toxic substances, posing threat to public health.

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Environmental Community Prevents Major Rollbacks in 2012 Session

Historic attacks fended off, but lawmakers miss opportunity to protect kids against toxic flame retardants.

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Historic Agreement Reached to Phase Out Coal-Burning in Washington

A historic agreement with TransAlta and Gov. Gregoire phases out Washington’s last coal-fired power plant.

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Legislature Delivers Mixed Results for Environment

No solution for clean water, but progress on budget and toxics.

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Governor Gregoire Rallies 5,000 for Clean Water Funding

Statewide telephone town hall connected people from across the state with the Governor.

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Budget Woes are Serious Threat to Washington’s Environment

Governor’s second budget does not restore funding to core environmental protection programs.

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Gov. Gregoire Joins with President Obama to Cut Global Warming Pollution

New executive order signals state’s commitment to fighting global warming.

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Black Friday Goes Green as Manufacturers Help Consumers Recycle

E-Cycle Washington will provide free recycling of computers and TVs beginning Jan. 1

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Governor Gregoire to Sign Local Farms-Healthy Kids Law

State of Washington becomes national leader in trend for better food choices.

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Legislature Makes Progress on Environmental Priorities

Despite a short 60-day session, progress was made on all of the environmental community’s Priorities.

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Legislature Makes Environment a Top Priority

Reforms provide improved protections for people, land, air, and water.

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