Inslee and the state work to increase oil-by-rail safety

Inslee declares state of emergency for wildfire threats statewide

Kilauea volcano helps emergency managers better prepare for threats in Washington

Schools, vulnerable buildings focus of emergency preparedness talk

Inslee proclaims state of emergency in Eastern Washington due to flooding

Gov. Jay Inslee late yesterday proclaimed a state of emergency for Eastern Washington counties responding to flood conditions.

Productive 2018 Legislature passes big wins for Washington

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.

Amtrak commits to paying derailment costs, speeding implementation of positive train control

Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today following a conversation with Amtrak's president: 

"Earlier today, Transportation Secretary Roger Millar and I spoke with Richard Anderson, President and Co-CEO of Amtrak, regarding the tragic train derailment in DuPont. 

Inslee meets with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet

Inslee proclaims state of emergency for 20 counties fighting flooding

OLYMPIA – Gov.

Inslee launches new Resilient Washington subcabinet in preparation for Big One

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a directive to state agencies to bolster Washington state efforts to prepare for a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.

Inslee declares emergency in 20 counties due to multiple wildfires, extreme fire conditions

Inslee endorses Bothell downtown grant following tour of fire devastation

This week Gov. Inslee wrote a letter of support for a grant that will aid the city of Bothell’s recovery from a July 22 fire after touring the downtown businesses damaged by the fire with Bothell Mayor Andy Rheaume and Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe.

Inslee issues executive order to state agencies to evaluate risk management, commit to loss prevention

Inslee orders wildfire training for up to 250 Washington National Guard personnel

OLYMPIA – In preparation for the 2016 wildfire season, Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday directed the Washington National Guard to train and certify up to 250 guard personnel.

Inslee directs changes to I-405 express toll lanes, repairs to I-5 and funding for more Incident Response Teams

SHORELINE – Gov. Jay  Inslee today announced a slate of changes to improve safety and reduce congestion along the most congested areas of I-5 and I-405.  

Obama Administration approves public assistance for 10 counties for December wind and rain storms

Governor Inslee: Washington is proud to partner with Obama Administration on earthquake safety

OLYMPIA – In an event being held today at the White House, the State of Washington will join the Obama Administration, other states, and academic and private sector stakeholders to promote earthquake safety and resilience.

Gov. Inslee requests federal disaster assistance following December storm

As local jurisdictions continue to recover from a powerful December storm that brought heavy rains, strong winds, and a tornado in Clark County, Gov.

Governor Inslee and Commissioner of Public Lands Goldmark take steps to reduce wildfire risk

OLYMPIA – With extraordinary heat and drought conditions across the state — and forecasts for more of the same — Governor Jay Inslee and Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark are taking steps to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires.

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