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

Jobs, water and fish - Governor Inslee introduces Yakima River Basin bill to protect jobs, improve fish passage

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today requested legislation that protects and creates agricultural jobs and addresses fish passage and water supply issues in the Yakima Valley region.

Policy Brief: Ensuring Safe, Clean Water for Healthy People and a Strong Economy

Policy Brief: Clean Energy, Climate Action and Plentiful Water

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