Environment Washington Latest Blog Posts

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

A recent investigation uncovered a bombshell for our environment over at Amazon: The company is destroying millions of unused or returned products.

A last-minute amendment to a must-pass bill threatens the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with drilling and development.

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Pam Clough
Acting Director, Environment Washington; Director, Donor Development Program

Hundreds of people across the Northwest gathered on August 7th to demand Northwest members of Congress save salmon and the southern resident orca that rely on salmon. 

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Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

How the passage of the Great Outdoors Act is already making a difference

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Just 75 Southern Resident orcas remain on Earth, and scientists warn their numbers will continue to dwindle without intervention.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Each year, 33 billion pounds of plastic enter the marine environment — and our Pacific shoreline isn’t immune. 

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

The EPA just announced its plan to repeal and replace the “Dirty Water Rule” — a Trump administration policy that left the drinking water of millions of Americans at risk from polluters

Even though the protected area is relatively small, numerous studies suggest that the protections have been remarkably successful. 

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Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

Take an inside look at the incredible creatures protected by the Endangered Species Act 

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Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington

This year, even under challenging circumstances, the Washington state legislature made significant progress to protect our state’s air, water, and climate.