Inslee, Western governors call on Congress to finally address wildfire funding

Today the Western Governors Association called on Congress to increase federal funding available for preventing and suppressing wildfires, which have grown increasingly intense and destructiv

Governor Inslee declares drought for three Washington regions

OLYMPIA – Snowpack conditions across Washington state mountains are near record low levels, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency for three key regions.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee on the passing of Chinook Tribal Chairman Ray Gardner

“Trudi and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Chinook Nation and all Ray’s friends and family.

Governor Inslee's statement on news that China has lifted its ban on shellfish exports from West Coast

Gov. Jay Inslee today responded to news that China has lifted a ban on shellfish exports that directly affected numerous Washington shellfish growers.

Gov. Inslee announces grant to Wind River Biomass Utility for combined heat and power generation in Skamania County

Project will spur development of clean energy from wood biomass fuel, create jobs in rural timber communities, and help reduce forest fires and greenhouse gas emissions.

Gov. Inslee announces grant to study producing heating oil and charcoal from forest waste

Nearly $1.4 million has been awarded this year for nine projects targeting clean energy development across the state

Gov. Inslee announces grant to preserve places of Latino historic and cultural significance in Yakima Valley

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

Governor Inslee Requests Forest Health Restoration on 720,000 Acres of Federal Forestland

Olympia, WA – Gov. Jay Inslee today asked the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to designate 720,000 acres of federal land in Washington to allow for expedited and prioritized forest health treatments and restoration efforts.

Statements from Governor Inslee and Chair of the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs on Super Typhoon Haiyan

Governor Inslee issued this statement today:

Governor Inslee asks for disaster declaration following gas explosion in North Bend

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.

Governor Inslee thanks Japanese government for assistance in removing tsunami debris

Governor Jay Inslee today expressed his appreciation for Japan’s assistance in removing tsunami debris that had washed onto Washington shores.

Governors Inslee, Kitzhaber announce final mitigation agreement on Columbia River Crossing

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber today announced an agreement with Thompson Metal Fab, Inc. to mitigate potential impacts of construction of a new I-5 bridge across the Columbia River.

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

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