Agreement to boost salmon returning to Pacific Northwest waters

Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery and Task Force

Inslee signs executive order to protect orcas, Chinook salmon

Inslee issues decision to reject permit for Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal project

Gov. Jay Inslee today notified state regulators that he agrees with their unanimous recommendation to reject Tesoro Savage's application to build a new terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Inslee to Zinke: no drilling off Washington's coast

Following the removal of Florida from a draft plan to allow offshore drilling, Gov. Jay Inslee sent the following letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke requesting Washington be removed from the plan as well.

West Coast governors condemn Trump Administration’s pursuit of Pacific Coast offshore drilling

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Jerry Brown and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today issued this joint statement following 

Leading in the maritime sector: Washington launches Maritime Blue 2050 initiative

International alliance to combat ocean acidification announces new members and plans for action

Gov. Inslee and Commissioner Franz statements regarding Cooke Aquaculture plans to transfer additional Atlantic salmon smolts

Gov. Jay Inslee and Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz today responded to Cooke Aquaculture’s plan to transfer 1 million Atlantic salmon smolts from Rochester to an existing net pen in the Puget Sound.

West Coast states encourage worldwide fight against ocean acidification

Washington joins new international alliance calling for protection of the ocean

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee joined other West Coast governors and leaders from around the world in a call for action to protect the ocean from further acidification damage.

White House, Washington state and federal leaders announce major new initiatives for Puget Sound recovery

SEATTLE – Today officials from the Obama administration and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and U.S. Reps.

Inslee proclaims June 4–11 Washington Shellfish Week

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed June 4–11 Washington Shellfish Week to reflect the importance of shellfish in the state.

Gov. Jay Inslee launches next phase of Washington Shellfish Initiative

Gov. Inslee’s Shellfish Initiative

The Washington Shellfish Initiative is a powerful partnership between state and federal government, Tribes, the shellfish aquaculture industry and non-government entities to promote critical clean-water commerce, elevate the role that shellfish play in keeping our marine waters healthy and create family wage jobs.

In 2011, following the launch of the National Shellfish Initiative - under former Governor Gregoire’s leadership - Washington was the first state in the nation to establish a shellfish initiative to advance our shellfish goals.

Inslee announces new path on water quality rule, continues work on broader toxics reduction efforts

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced he’s directing the state Department of Ecology to draft a new clean water rule that will preserve the state’s decision-making control over how to meet federal requirements.

Inslee directs Ecology to evaluate options on pending clean water rules

Gov. Jay Inslee today directed the state Department of Ecology to reconsider its draft clean water rules while he and the agency assess options on how best to assure protection for the health of Washington’s people, fish and economy.

Statement from the office of Gov. Jay Inslee on House Passage of HB 1472

“This bill is an important step in protecting the health of Washingtonians and keeping our water clean. The governor is pleased that it received bipartisan support today. We want to thank Rep. Fitzgibbon for his leadership as prime sponsor of this important bill.

Inslee takes new approach to create meaningful, effective state clean water standards

Inslee takes new approach to create meaningful, effective state clean water standards

Governor's office and Skagit County highlight progress of the Clean Samish Initiative

Local effort plays key role in meeting governor’s statewide goal to grow shellfish industry and reduce pollution

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