UPDATE: Ecology's new website will be live on Monday morning! Our official web address will be https://ecology.wa.gov

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2014 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)


Ecology provides services through a variety of means from offices across the state, within the geographic regions defined below:

Ecology's services benefit all residents of Washington State. Our primary clients are businesses, local government (cities, counties), tribes, utility districts, port districts, permit holders, waste generators, nonprofits, schools, educators, researchers and citizens. The services (some required by law) are offered to our stakeholders by Ecology's environmental programs:

Ecology Services
Compliance & EnforcementEnvironmental Assessment
Environmental Education Grants and Loans
Permitting State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)/
Environmental Review
Site Clean Up Spill Response
Technical AssistanceWatershed Planning

Ecology outsourced some support services and consulting work under two categories in calendar year 2013: personal and purchased services contracts. These represent approximately 19 % (six and thirteen percent respectively) of the total agency expenditures, excluding grants.