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Stories tagged: washington state department of ecology

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

Statewide vehicle emissions testing program ends Tuesday; land near Gonzaga to be developed by Stockton

Better cars and cleaner gas have reduced the need for the state vehicle emissions tests.

State frustrated as feds halt work on Hanford radioactive waste test

The Department of Energy has withdrawn its application for a state permit for the next phase of a pilot project it says could treat some of Hanford’s radioactive waste sooner …

Pasco seed company fined $20K for pesticide waste spread

State officials say a Pasco seed company has been fined $20,000 after a pesticide waste spread that potentially exposed people and the environment.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017

State investigates possibly contaminated liquid dumped at Hanford

The Washington State Department of Ecology is investigating a report of potentially contaminated liquid dumped into the ground at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in August.

Kids’ calendar art features recycling tips

The Spokane Regional Solid Waste System has published a 2011 recycling calendar illustrated by Spokane schoolchildren. It’s available for free at the Regional Solid Waste System office, located downtown in …

Chemicals found in waterways, fish

Widespread low levels of man-made chemicals used to produce nonstick cookware and breathable waterproof clothing have been detected in Washington water and fish, according to a Department of Ecology study …