Southern Resident Orca Task Force

Investing in Washington’s continuing success

Washington state and British Columbia recommit to strengthening regional partnership, building sustainable future

Inslee and Ferguson statement on Trump administration decision to gut emission standards

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement today on the Trump administration's plans to gut clean car emission standards.

Inslee declares state of emergency for wildfire threats statewide

Op-ed: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward

Op-ed in The Seattle Times: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward 

Southern Resident Orca Whale Recovery

Inslee requests feds remove state from offshore drilling plan

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 statement following call with Sec. Zinke regarding offshore drilling plan

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 

Meet the Washington State Parks Arbor Crew

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.

State Agencies Initiate Incident Command to Address Atlantic Salmon Net Pen Escape

OLYMPIA – The Washington state departments of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife and Ecology, along with the Office of the Governor and state Emergency Management Division, signed on to a Memorandum of Agreement, standing up an Incident Command structure to respon

Statement from Inslee regarding release of net pen-raised Atlantic salmon

This morning the Washington state departments of Natural Resources, Fish and Wildlife, and Ecology along with the Office of the Governor and state Emergency Management Division, announced the formation of an Incident Command structure to respond to the escape of Atlantic salmon from net pens on C

Cross-laminated timber used in classroom-building project

There’s a buzz growing about cross-laminated timber.

State works to mitigate flood damage, restore fish habitats in Chehalis River basin

Pacific Coast Governors Issue Statement on Presidential Executive Order on Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement today in response to a presidential executive order to revise offshore oil and gas leasing in federal waters:

Inslee statement regarding announced agreement between state and tribal salmon fisheries

OLYMPIA -- The State Department of Fish & Wildlife and tribal leaders today announced they’ve reached an agreement on a Puget Sound salmon fishery plan to be submitted for approval to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

Washington making progress in contaminated site cleanup and storm water management

Washington state has cleaned up nearly 700 contaminated sites over the past four years, is managing stormwater better, and is streamlining grants and loans for water projects across the state.

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