DNR and U.S. Navy announce new partnership to protect Hood Canal

Statement from Joan Crooks in response to today’s announcement.

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Gov. Inslee Signs Climate Action Bill into Law

Governor-request and Environmental Priority law will convene state leaders from both parties to address climate change.

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WEC and El Centro Work Together to Turn out Latino Voters

This voter-outreach campaign is our largest outreach program yet.

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State Supreme Court Decision Upholds Toxic Clean-up Fund

Statement in response to today’s State Supreme Court decision upholding the Model Toxics Control Act.

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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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Coalition Reacts to Planned Mega-Coal Export Operation at Cherry Point

Groups raise major concerns about impact on public health, environment, and economy.

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Coalition Challenges Permit Allowing Dirty Coal Export to Asia from WA Port

Longview coal export plan ignores impacts on human health, air quality and global climate.

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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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Statement on Maury Island Ruling

Great news for Maury Island and great news for our state’s aquatic reserves.

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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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Good Decision Throws Out Bad Water Law

A ruling struck down key parts of a 2003 water law that had been loudly opposed by tribal and environmental leaders.

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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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Historic Agreement Signed to Restore Manastash Creek

After six years of negotiations, diverse interests signed an agreement about restoration and water provisions.

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