Utility bills will be cut in half for thousands more low-income Seattle families under a new plan to simplify enrollment in the City’s Utility Discount Program (UDP) for those who live in affordable housing or receive nutrition assistance. The average discount for UDP-enrolled customers is more than $800 a year
More than one-third of Washington’s wastewater treatment plants – 127 – have received an Outstanding Performance Award from the state Department of Ecology for perfect performance in 2014.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following statement after President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy released the final Clean Power Plan, which establishes the first-ever national standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants.
Today Mayor Murray issued the following statement following President Obama's announcement of his new Clean Power Plan "I applaud the President's bold leadership in releasing the Clean Power Plan limiting pollution from power plants."
The owner of a former fuel terminal near the Edmonds waterfront would clean up the site’s last two contaminated areas next year, under a work plan proposed by the Washington Department of Ecology.
The City of Seattle announced it is implementing a series of recommendations for enhancing traffic incident management practices. The changes are based on nationwide best practices for incident response and will enable City departments to better manage on-street collision scenes and help improve traffic flow around these scenes
Councilmember Sawant Calls for Accurate Accounting of Net Affordable Housing Units Resulting from HALA...
Councilmember Kshama Sawant has requested that the Department of Planning and Development and the Office of Housing provide the City Council with an accurate accounting of the number of affordable housing units expected to result from the HALA committee's recommendations.
Pollution levels in wastewater discharged to Columbia River above limits The smelter operates under a Clean Water Act permit that regulates the treatment and discharge of wastewater. The water quality permit sets limits on the amount of aluminum, fluoride and suspended solids that may be discharged from the plant.