Seattle City Light is Committed to Environmental Equity

Their Environmental Equity Program advances social equity, environmental justice, and community-powered leadership on behalf of those most affected by environmental issues.

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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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Nature’s Scorecard: Protecting Our Communities and Waterways From Pollution

Is your community reducing pollution and planning for growth? This scorecard grades their performance on using green, low-impact development practices.

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Orca Salmon Alliance Calls on Governor Inslee to Form Emergency Task Force

Immediate action must be taken to prevent the extinction of two emblems of the Pacific Northwest: Chinook salmon and orcas.

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State nixes key permit for big Longview coal terminal

The Washington Department of Ecology denied a key water quality permit for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export facility in Longview.

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Smart Discharge: Protecting Puget Sound from Waste

Fortunately, over 97% of boaters already do the right thing, but not all boats properly dispose of their waste.

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Our Partner, Ray’s Boathouse

We hope you’ll visit Ray’s this summer to say thanks for supporting WEC and our work to protect Puget Sound!

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Programs to Protect Puget Sound Are at Risk – Here’s What You Can Do

We will not save Puget Sound by hoping for it – we need to work for it. Join the chorus of voices and take action today.

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One million voices say no to coal and oil

We helped deliver over one million statements to protect the Pacific Northwest from oil and coal exports Governor Jay Inslee!

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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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Environmentalists seek answers in West Point sewage plant meltdown

Hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage and stormwater poured into Puget Sound while the plant was decimated by floodwaters and raw sewage.

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5 Ways To Stand Up For Puget Sound

A call to action for Puget Sound in light of potential Trump Administration cuts to federal Puget Sound funding.

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Announcing a Plan to Sue the U.S. Navy

Our local Navy continues to ignore reasonable pollution controls to protect an ailing Sinclair Inlet.

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Report Shows 1,500 Oil Train Cars Per Week Through Washington

In the final three months of 2016, railroads hauled 618 million gallons of oil through Washington.

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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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Times of Great Change & Great Opportunity: Working Together to Protect Puget Sound

Now more than ever, we need to protect and restore Puget Sound and the waters that feed it.

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Environmental groups applaud EPA’s preliminary affirmative decision regarding a Puget Sound No Discharge Zone

Keeping ship and boat sewage out of Puget Sound is good for wildlife and human health

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Sponsor Spotlight: Cascadia Law Group

Cascadia Law Group has been a strong supporter of WEC for 15 years and a strong ally to Washington’s environmental community,

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Only Five Fossil Fuel Proposals Remain

Together, we’re taking down coal and oil proposals one by one. Only a few are left – see how we’ll get there.

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