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  • Turn in your old working wood stoves in Kittias County and earn $250.Turn in your old working wood stoves in Kittias County and earn $250.
  • Reducing its carbon footprint is a priority for Washington State Parks -- Solar-powered ticket station at Millersylvania State Park.State Parks is reducing its carbon footprint: solar-powered ticket station at Millersylvania State Park.

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Port Townsend mill fined $30,000 for air pollution

The Port Townsend Paper Corporation has been fined $30,000 by the Washington Department of Ecology for two incidents in 2016 that led to emissions from the plant bypassing its control systems.
(Apr 20 news release)

Wanted: smoky wood stoves in Kittitas Co.

Smoke is a problem in Kittitas County where it accumulates in valleys at levels that can harm human health. In an effort to reduce the impacts from older wood-burning stoves, buy-back events are planned in Ellensburg and Cle Elum.
(Apr 20 news release)

Cowlitz County shoreline program up for state review

A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4.
(Apr 18 news release)

Comments sought on Public Participation Grants

Washington’s Public Participation Grant program seeks to increase public awareness and involvement in toxic cleanup projects and other environmental work. Grants for the program go to citizens and nonprofits to increase public outreach around contamination and environmental issues. (Apr 11 news release)

Washington state agencies are walking the talk on climate change

Washington state is dedicated to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to help slow the impacts of climate change and state agencies are joining the effort. With direction from the state Legislature, state agencies are working with Ecology to monitor and reduce their emissions. (Apr 6 blog)

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