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Jul. 1, 2015 Major cleanup coming for Everett's East Waterway

July 14 meeting will focus on waterway; comments wanted through July 30

EVERETT – A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s Eas... More

Jul. 2, 2015 More areas of the state prepared for oil spills

Plans in place for rapid, aggressive and well-coordinated responses

OLYMPIA – Nine new geographic response plans (GRPs) – designed to guide responses to oil spills – are complete, fulfilling direction from th... More

Jul. 1, 2015 Washington Department of Ecology --NEWS

Updating the construction stormwater permit

OLYMPIA – Although it’s summertime, the Washington Department of Ecology is preparing for the rain by updating a water quality permit to help... More

Jul. 6, 2015 Washington Department of Ecology --NEWS

$227 million goes to work for Washington waters

OLYMPIA – Grants and loans worth $227 million just turned green, creating jobs and protecting waters across Washington state through 162 newly... More

Jul. 8, 2015 Upcoming Workshop and Listening Sessions

Reissuance of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit for Boatyards

The current Boatyard General Permit expires on May 31, 2016. The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) expects to reissue the permit ea... More

Jul. 9, 2015 Washington Department of Ecology --NEWS

Announcing the draft Construction Stormwater General Permit

The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) proposes to reissue the Construction Stormwater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Sys... More

Jul. 9, 2015 Eyes over Puget Sound

Surface condition report for July 6, 2015 is now available

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/eap/mar_wat/eops/EOPS_2015_7_6.pdf Summary: Unusually warm water temperatures continue in central and south Pug... More

Jul. 10, 2015 EPA News

EPA's Nonpoint Source News-Notes, Issue #98 (July 2015)

NPS News-Notes Issue #98 is now online at www.epa.gov/newsnotes/pdf/98issue.pdf. EPA’s NPS News-Notes newsletter explores new and innovative prog... More

Jul. 13, 2015 Puget Sound Action Agenda Update

Seeking technical and policy experts for habitat, shellfish and stormwater committees

The Puget Sound Partnership is in the first stages of developing the 2016-17 Puget Sound Action Agenda, the comprehensive conservation and manag... More

Jul. 22, 2015 Plan aims to improve water quality on part of Palouse River

Public comment period runs through Aug. 21

SPOKANE – A new plan for the North Fork Palouse River aims to improve water quality and stream health for fish and other aquatic life. Th... More

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