Ecology consists of ten major environmental management programs. If you are not familiar with Ecology's statutory authorities and 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 generations.
Mission: To measure and assess 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, ensure sound management of mixed hazardous wastes in Washington, and protect the state’s air, water, and land at and adjacent to the Hanford Site.
Mission: To work in partnership with communities to support healthy watersheds and promote statewide environmental interests. Includes Coastal Zone Management (CZM), Federal Permitting (including 401 Water Quality Certification), Floodplain Management, Ocean Resources, Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Shoreline Management, State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), Washington Conservation Corps (WCC), Watersheds, 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 the amount and the effects of wastes generated in Washington State. Includes the Industrial Section.
Mission: To protect and restore Washington's waters.
Mission: To manage water resources to meet the current and
future needs of the natural environment and Washington's communities.
Includes Water Well Log Report Search
Office of Regulatory Innovation and Assistance (ORIA)
Composting, Green Building, Toxics Reduction and Buying Green Products.
Access data on facilities and sites of interest to the Department of Ecology.
Locate regional offices and staff contact information.
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