Forestry In Focus

Our forests store more carbon than most forests across the globe, but how will we achieve sustainable, ecological management of our forests while meeting our state’s timber needs?

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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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Fourth Permit Denied for Millennium’s Coal Export Terminal

Your hard work keeps paying off. This week, the proposed Millennium coal export terminal was delivered another major roadblock. The Cowlitz County Hearing Examiner denied the shoreline use permits for the proposed Millennium coal export terminal for failing to meet the requirements of the Shoreline Management Act.

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Update on the Marbled Murrelet and Sustainable Harvest Calculation

Washington’s Board of Natural Resources made two important decisions for forests on our state lands: one for marbled murrelets and the other on the Sustainable Harvest Calculation.

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Good News For Forests

With this new grant system, no need for a heavier harvest than the landowners would like.

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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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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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Sponsor Spotlight: Port of Seattle

The Port of Seattle is committed to doing their part to reduce climate change impacts on our region’s health, environment, and economic stability.

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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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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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Organizing for Change

Engaging communities to show up and advocate for what they believe in has powered WEC’s success at protecting Washington’s environment for 50 years.

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Seattle City Light Continues Preparing for Climate Change

“It is our responsibility to ensure that our electricity system continues to produce reliable, low-cost power regardless of how the climate changes,.”

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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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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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Investing In Communities By Putting A Price On Carbon Pollution

We know that Washington can, and must, push forward to act on climate.

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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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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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Murrelet Survival Project Podcasts

The Marbled Murrelet is unique among endangered species–it’s vulnerable at sea and on land, from oil spills to logging to general human disruption.

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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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Hope for the Future of our Forests, Farms, and Water

Those of us who fight to protect forests in our state and across the nation must join together with courage and tenacity.

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