Ecology consists of ten major environmental management programs. If you are not familiar with Ecology's organization, the Services page may be more helpful.
Mission: To protect, preserve, and enhance the air quality of Washington to safeguard public health and the environment, and support high quality of life for current and future citizens.
Mission: To measure, assess, and communicate environmental conditions in Washington State.
Mission: To foster sustainability, prevent pollution and promote safe waste management.
Mission: To lead the effective and efficient cleanup of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site; to ensure sound management of mixed hazardous wastes in Washington; and to protect the state’s air, water, and land at and adjacent to the Hanford site.
Mission: Supporting community conservation efforts for our shorelands, wetlands, and floodplains. (Includes Coastal Zone Management (CZM), Federal Permitting (including 401 Water Quality Certification), Floodplain Management, Ocean Management, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Shoreline Management, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), Washington Conservation Corps (WCC), and Wetlands.)
Mission: To protect Washington’s environment, public health, and safety through a comprehensive spill prevention, preparedness, and response program.
Mission: To protect human health and the environment for the people of Washington by preventing, reducing, or eliminating exposure to contamination to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable communities. (Includes Sediment Management and Underground Storage Tanks.)
Mission: To reduce waste through prevention and reuse; keep toxics out of the environment; and safely manage what remains. (Includes the Industrial Section.)
Mission: To protect and restore Washington’s waters to sustain healthy watersheds and communities. Our work ensures that state waters support beneficial uses including recreational and business activities, supplies for clean drinking water, and the protection of fish, shellfish, wildlife, and public health.
Mission: To manage water resources to meet the needs of people and the natural environment, in partnership with Washington communities.
Includes Water Well Log Report Search
Office of Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA)
Composting, Green Building, Toxics Reduction and Buying Green Products.
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