Jul. 2, 2014 Making a Difference in Your Environment - Tacoma Cheney Stadium Sustainable Stormwater Project

Tacoma receives Association of Washington Cities award

The Association of Washington Cities has awarded the City of Tacoma a Municipal Excellence Award - Making a Difference in Your Environment."Cheney... More

Jul. 15, 2014 Update about Water Quality Standards rule development

Gov. Jay Inslee has given a directive to the Department of Ecology related to their work to update the Water Quality Standards for toxics (also known as the Human Health Criteria, or fish consumption rule making).

For your convenience, here is a link to the Governor’s directive: More

Jul. 17, 2014 ECOLOGY NEWS:

New permit to allow vessel dismantling on water

New permit to allow vessel dismantling on water Helps with state’s growing number of older vessels OLYMPIA – Older and sometimes... More

Jul. 18, 2014 Green Infrastructure Collaborative and Climate Resiliency

The EPA launched a collaborative effort with 6 other government agencies.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a Green Infrastructure Collaborative today with the support of six other government agenc... More

Jul. 21, 2014 EPA Announces Funding Opportunity

Strategies to Respond to Water Quality and Drought Due to Climate Change

EPA is seeking applications that take a systems view to investigate how drought (seasonal and prolonged), exacerbated by climate change, may impa... More

Jul. 21, 2014 Call for Abstracts for the Municipal Stormwater Conference open soon!

Abstract Call Opens July 28, 2014

Abstract Call Opens July 28, 2014... More

Jul. 24, 2014 Olympia shoreline program open for final review

Public can weigh in on city's update to protect water's edges

OLYMPIA – A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washing... More

Jul. 24, 2014 EPA Launches Third Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

Registration Begins Sept. 2

EPA has launched the third annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design challenge for college and university students. Studen... More

Jul. 24, 2014 STORM Symposium

Tuesday, November 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m

We are excited to announce our 4th Annual Symposium for Stormwater Education and Outreach to help jurisdictions meet National Pollutant Discharge E... More

Jul. 25, 2014 Wash. To Host First Public Meeting On Inslee's Fish Consumption Rate Proposal

How much fish we eat--or the government's recorded assumption about our consumption--is one factor in an equation that determines how much water pollution industries are allowed to discharge.

Washington is slowly moving ahead with a long-delayed plan to update its water quality rules. Tuesday's will be the first public meeting on Gov.... More

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