washignton department of ecology

Environmental Policy
6:09 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Washington Court Ruling Means More Water for Fish, Less For Landowners

A Western Washington tribe today won a legal battle that will ensure more water stays in the Skagit River to help salmon and steelhead. The Washington Supreme Court ruled that a state agency overstepped its authority in allocating water for new development.

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Coal Exports
6:03 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Public's Turn To Speak On Longview Coal Export Plan Comes Amid Market Doubts

A series of public hearings on the Millennium coal export project in Longview, Washington begin Tuesday. New rules in China and declining coal prices worldwide are raising questions about whether the project will pan out.

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Pollution Battle
6:57 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Rancher Brings Pollution Battle To WA Supreme Court

Photo of cattle.
Credit Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The Washington Supreme Court heard arguments today Tuesday that will decide how much control environmental regulators have over runoff pollution.

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