Environment Washington Latest Blog Posts

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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. 

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. 

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.

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Mandy Apa
Associate, Environment Washington

Yesterday, Governor Inslee signed Senate Bill 5022, a comprehensive bill that puts Washington on the right path to solving our plastic pollution problem.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Washington state is setting nation-leading Clean Car standards and delivering concrete ways to get more electric vehicles (EVs) on the road.