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Ecology East - Brook Sep 19
We're in Newport tonight to hear community input on the environmental study of PacWest Silicon's proposed smelter. Accepting comments through Oct. 26, 2018.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 17
Recent particulate air monitoring results seen by Ecology & near Tacoma Tideflats fire range from “moderate” to “good.” If we learn more, we’ll share it!
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Tacoma Fire Sep 17
Improving conditions on the scrap metal fire since this morning.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 17
Replying to @EcologyWA
If it bothers you, leave the area.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 17
Avoid smoke if you can in Tacoma area!
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 17
Impacts from the fire are starting to show up on our air quality monitors - . We don't have information on what material is burning, but stay indoors if you can. Visit 's for general tips on smoke and health.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 17
We are also responding and will be assisting with air quality monitoring.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 7
Some parts of the state might see much-needed rain in the coming days, but the long-term climate outlook for fall suggests below-normal precipitation. We’re watching the water supply & impacts from this unusually hot and dry summer:
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 7
Attention comms and media pros: We're looking to hire an an initiative-driven communications manager for our Southwest Region Office in Lacey, Washington.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 6
The Puget Sound convergence zone is conspiring to push a little more smoke into the Seattle area before a new system finally blows it all away. Even worse air quality in E. WA, but Friday should start turning the smoky tide. .
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 6
An Ecology grant supports Stormfest, an interactive, stormwater science education festival for students. They are looking for educators, volunteers, and interpreters. Go here for info and check out the video!
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Director Maia Bellon Sep 5
Please join me in congratulating . They used grant funding to clean up pollution from an old sawmill in Cashmere. Thanks for partnering with us, and cheers to new economic opportunities.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 5
About 40 people are on hand tonight for our public hearing in Seattle on grouting PUREX Tunnel 2.
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 5
We're still seeing air quality problems across the state. Expecting a wind shift on Thu. to begin clearing things out in W. WA (Fri. in E. WA), but the winds could also spread fires. The good news is that the weekend is looking better!
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WA Dept of Ecology Sep 4
Replying to @MsMollySeattle
Our research team has been monitoring the creatures that live at the bottom of Puget Sound to help determine the health of the Sound and impacts on all the tiny creatures.
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WA Dept of Ecology Aug 31
💥💥💥 HOT JOB ALERT 💥💥💥 We're looking to hire our next communications superstar. This is a dream job for an experienced, energetic, passionate comms pro who is fearless & loves an adrenaline rush.
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Ecology CW - Joye Aug 31
Now that you've had a moment to catch your breath, here's an informative video on wildfire smoke. Check it out.
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WA Dept of Ecology Aug 31
It's Science Friday! Have you ever seen a bloodworm? They happen to be our ! Check out the fun facts about these crazy little creatures:
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Director Maia Bellon Aug 30
This is a success story we must recognize. Thanks to the No Discharge Zone implemented earlier this year, is reopening 700 acres of shellfish beds across Puget Sound. That’s big time!
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Ecology NW - Larry Aug 30
Smoke takes a holiday: Very promising W WA air quality forecast - heading into the Labor Day weekend!
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