One million lights recycled through LightRecycle

Washingtonians have recycled more than one million fluorescent tubes, CFLs, HID lamps and other mercury-containing lights since the new LightRecycle Washington program launched Jan. 1, 2015.

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Trabajos de verano para los Adolescentes del Centro de Washington

La Oficina de la Región Central del Departamento de Ecología del Estado de Washington tiene planes de emplear a 72 adolescentes durante el verano por todo Washington Central como parte del programa de Ecology Youth Corps (EYC, por sus siglas en inglés).

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Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers throughout Central Washington this summer as part of the Ecology Youth Corps.

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Assessing oil spill risks on Columbia River and Puget Sound

The way oil is transported through Washington continues to change, and so do the risks for oil spills. More vessels are transporting oil through state waters, increasing the risk of a catastrophic oil spill.

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Public input spurs updates to Clean Air Rule

The Washington Department of Ecology plans to update the draft Clean Air Rule it proposed in January after engaging with stakeholders and gathering feedback.

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Revisando el permiso de emisiones al aire para el centro de datos Yahoo! en Quincy

Yahoo! está proponiendo aumentar sus operaciones en su centro de datos en Quincy. Para aumentarse, su permiso de emisiones al aire necesita ser revisado para asegurar la protección de la salud humana y el medio ambiente.

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Updating Yahoo!'s air permit for a data center in Quincy

Yahoo! is proposing to expand its operations at their data center in Quincy. In order to expand, their air quality permit needs to be updated to ensure that human health and the environment are protected.

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300 million pounds of electronics recycled through E-Cycle Washington

After seven years, Washington’s electronics recycling program, E-Cycle Washington, passed a major milestone in February, crossing 300 million pounds of TVs, computers and monitors collected.

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Comments sought on Reichhold cleanup in Tacoma

After more pollutants were found at a former chemical manufacturing site on the Tacoma Tideflats, the site owner and the Washington Department of Ecology developed an amended cleanup plan. The public is now being asked to weigh in on the plan through March 29.

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Cleanup will help Everett bay’s environment, shipping

The Port of Everett wants to dig contaminated sediments out of Port Gardner Bay to help further develop one of the West Coast’s busiest deep-water seaports.

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