Environment Washington Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

Even though the protected area is relatively small, numerous studies suggest that the protections have been remarkably successful. 

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Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington

This year, even under challenging circumstances, the Washington state legislature made significant progress to protect our state’s air, water, and climate.

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Lillie Wright
Donor Associate, Environment Washington
Pam Clough
Acting Director, Environment Washington; Director, Donor Development Program

Washington continues to make progress protecting clean air, clean water, and open spaces. 

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

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Josh Chetwynd
Communications Manager

These energy-efficient devices can be difference makers in the move to clean energy

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

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Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife.

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been protected for 21 of the last 25 years, it’s time to restore full protection.

Our “amber waves of grain” could provide a solution for saving the world’s forests.