2017

Group fights to stop expansion of Atlantic salmon net pens
November 9
King 5

County settles lawsuit over water-quality issues
November 3
Everett Herald

Car pollution is killing coho salmon
October 23
EcoWatch

‘Garbage juice’, other landfill toxins are polluting Graham Creek, suit says
September 19
Tacoma News Tribune

Atlantic salmon escape fans opposition to company’s proposed new fish farm
August 29
KUOW

Is the claim the eclipse caused Puget Sound salmon’s jailbreak just a fish story?
August 22
Bellingham Herald

End of the line for Northwest Coal Trains
August
Waterkeeper Magazine

Puget Soundkeeper feature on I Heart Radio
July 26
106.1 FM

Fireworks debris cleared from Lake Union
July 5
King 5

Navy skips permit for Bremerton boat scraping, environmentalists sue
June 17
KUOW

West Point sewage plant back to normal, no longer polluting
May 11
Seattle Times

City of Burien now accepting applications for low-income rain garden program
April 13
B-Town Blog

Advocates call on lawmakers to resist environmental cuts in Trump budget
March 22
Seattle Times

Trump’s EPA budget cuts an insult to Puget Sound
March 17
Everett Herald

How citizen lawsuits can help enforce environmental laws under the anti-environment Trump era
March 14
AlterNet

BNSF settlement could stop coal from falling off railcars
March 7
KNKX

 

Rail company agrees to clean up waterways soiled by coal leaking from trains
March 3
Portland Tribune

Puget Sound would be hurt by proposed EPA cuts
March 3
Seattle Times

Salish Sea members stand in Olympia
February 22
The Journal of the San Juans

Clean water activists concerned about sewage discharge
February 20
King 5 News

Navy hull cleaning sparks clean water lawsuit
January 25
Kitsap Sun

Washington state Republicans get two EPA ‘beachhead’ posts
January 24
KUOW

State high court backs stricter stormwater rules
January 8
Kitsap Sun

 


 

2016

Stormwater rules are upheld by state Supreme Court
December 30
Everett Herald

Tacoma to pay $145,000 to settle lawsuit over wastewater discharges
November 28
The News Tribune

Dead salmon counted for pre-spawn mortality survey
November 23
King 5 News

EPA sets stricter water quality standards for state
November 16
Everett Herald

Environmental groups, BNSF to settle coal pollution case
November 15
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Puget Sound recovery continues despite federal unknowns
November 9
King 5 News

WA coal train trial could have national implications
November 9
Public News Service

BNSF defends coal pollution claims in court
November 7
King 5 News

EPA moving ahead with No Discharge Zone for Puget Sound
November 7
KNKX

Coal train pollution case against BNSF will go to trial
October 26
King 5 News

Look out, salmon: storm pushes foul waste into Seattle waters
October 14
KUOW

Help clean coasts in international event September 17
September 12
Port Townsend Leader

Judge orders EPA to finalize ‘fish consumption rule’
August 3
Associated Press

Plan would ban boats from releasing sewage into Puget Sound
July 21
Associated Press

Grain terminal settlement at Pier 86
July 14
King 5 News

Giving Day: Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
July 11
King 5 News

City Stream: Prescription drug drop
July 5
Seattle Channel

Port of Seattle plans upgrade of Terminal 5 to accommodate bigger vessels
June 7
KPLU

The Port and its cruise line tenants are now under a consent decree to make sure they don’t pollute Puget Sound
May 12
The Stranger

Port of Seattle, enviro groups settle clean water lawsuit
May 10
Associated Press

Marysville, Tulalip celebrate Earth Day with deeds
April 28
Marysville Globe Reporter

 

Ag Gag
April 20
Cascadia Weekly

Paddling on pollution patrol
April 20
King 5 News

A fish story with a twist
April 14
Lens

Workshop will cover tougher state fish consumption guidelines

April 3
Spokesman Review

Teen organizes underwater cleanup of Puget Sound
April 3
KOMO 4 News

Senate Republicans ax toxic-waste help for public
April 1
InvestigateWest

Seattle chefs consider link between healthy food and healthy environment
March 30
KUOW

Puget Sound advocacy group sues Tacoma seeking more oversight on sewage treatment
March 15
The News Tribune

State cuts threaten Puget Sound, cleanups, grassroots groups
March 8
InvestigateWest

Clean water proves an elusive goal around Puget Sound
March 4
Crosscut

Groups want decision on EPA standards for healthy fish consumption
March 3
Public News Service

Seattle-area salmon are loaded with anti-depressants and other drugs thanks to human waste
February 24
Vice News

Blue herons, oil sheens and polluted urban waters: Puget Sound’s biggest water quality challenge
February 11
Green Acre Radio

Public access in works for new beaches on east side of Elwha River Mouth
February 7
Peninsula Daily News

Pike Brewing’s Chocofest brings beer and chocolate together at last
February 7
Seattle Refined

State water pollution proposals not tough enough, critics say
February 3
Seattle Times

Should Washington get tougher on oil shipping?
January 28
Crosscut

Water activists fight manure discharge legislation
January 28
King 5

Stormwater ruling favors builders, local government
January 25
Everett Herald

 

 


2015

 

Deadly Crossing: Neglected bridges and exploding oil trains
November 11
Cascadia Weekly

Puget Sound recovery hinges on blocking polluted runoff
November 6
Seattle Times

Back from the brink: Puget Soundkeeper scores major victory for Seattle’s much-abused Duwamish River
October 13
Waterkeeper Magazine

Wash Gov Inslee orders another rewrite of clean water rule, fish consumption rate
October 8
KPLU

Governor orders another rewrite of clean-water rules
October 8
Associated Press

‘The Duwamish is alive’ proclaims Mark Powell after swimming 55 miles of the river
September 30
West Seattle Herald

Five month long Swim Duwamish effort ends Sept 30 at Seacrest
September 28
West Seattle Herald

Washington farm groups alarmed by move to regulate manure lagoons
September 17
Capital Press

Volunteer for salmon survey in West Seattle’s Longfellow Creek
September 16
West Seattle Blog

Pacific’s worst pollution barely visible to the eye
September 11
Crosscut

Feds propose tougher clean water rule for Washington, holding in on cancer risk
September 2
KPLU

Shell and the Port begin to make their case that an oil rig is cargo
August 14
KPLU

Water quality rules might be up to feds after Inslee drops rewrite
August 1
Everett Herald

Free oil spill response kits going out to Puget Sound boaters
July 27
Three Sheets Northwest

Clean water advocates file suit to ensure protection of all U.S. waters under the Clean Water Act
July 23
eNews Park Forest

Green groups challenge Obama water rule in court
July 22
The Hill

Without key bill, Inslee to weigh next move on water quality
July 15
Associated Press

 

Environmentalists try to block Shell’s Seattle Port lease for Arctic Drilling
July 8
Natural Gas Intelligence

Armada of volunteers clean up after fireworks
July 6
King 5 News

Volunteers clean up local waterways
June 14
King 5 News

Homeport Marina awarded a marine EnviroStar
June 10
Port Townsend Leader

Conservation groups seek to intervene, back city of Seattle’s finding that Port use by Shell is illegal
May 28
eNews Park Forest

New clean water rule doesn’t quell controversy
May 28
Public News Service

Anti-Arctic drilling activists hold ‘Shell No’ protest
May 16
Associated Press

Battle continues about oil rig “homeport” in Seattle
May 13
Public News Service

Judge OK’s lawsuit over lease for Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet
March 20
Associated Press

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup
March 17
The B-Town Blog

Oil company lease stirs revolt in green Seattle
March 13
The New York Times

Groups sue Port of Seattle over Shell drilling fleet
March 2
Associated Press

Environmental groups sue port to block Shell Oil project at Terminal 5
March 2
Puget Sound Business Journal

Loving the Puget Sound to death
February 4
The Nation

SSA Terminals to pay $215,000 for Clean Water Act violations
January 20
EarthFix

New WA water quality standards: still in the pipeline
January 14
Public News Service

State proposes water quality rules tied to fish consumption
January 12
Associated Press

Rubbish! Keeping South Lake Union pristine
January 7
SLU Community Council

 

 


2014

 

Will the Duwamish ever be clean?
December
Seattle Magazine

Which way to clean industrial stormwater?
December 3
Sightline

Death by dirty water: storm runoff a risk for fish
November 19
Associated Press

Coal trains special report
November 7
KBTC

Macklemore visits West Seattle to honor the cleanup of the Duwamish River
October 29
West Seattle Herald

How oil trains through downtown Seattle could put us at risk
October
Seattle Magazine

Draft water rules tied to fish consumption out
September 30
Associated Press

Shellfish tell Puget Sound’s polluted tale
September 18
EarthFix

Derailment intensifies concern over oil transport through state
July 24
The Seattle Times

Washington’s new clean-water plan is a mixed bag
July 18
High Country News

 

Washington to host first public meeting on Inslee’s fish consumption rate proposal
July 22
KPLU

Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient
July 21
The Seattle Times

Mussels can’t talk, but they have all the right answers
July 18
KOMO News

Inslee pitches new water quality rules; groups hear ‘more of same’
July 10
Public News Service

Inslee proposes new water-quality standards
July 9
The Seattle Times

Inslee’s water-quality plan: ‘creative’, and complicated
July 9
The Everett Herald

Clean Boating outreach on opening day
KOMO News

State wants to make Puget Sound a ‘no discharge zone’ for sewage
February 19
King 5 News

 


 

2013

 

Clean water suit alleges state’s fish consumption rate outdated
October 11
KPLU

Groups sue EPA over fish consumption in Washington
October 11
Associated Press

Enviros and fish groups file lawsuit to raise fish consumption standards
October 11
EarthFix

No ‘butts’ about it, cigarettes are No. 1 item along local shorelines
September 19
KOMO News

Peninsula Yacht Basin in Gig Harbor earns Clean Marina certification
September 17
Three Sheets Northwest

Water watchdogs working to clean up the Duwamish River
September 3
KOMO News

Four companies fined total of $847,000 for stormwater violations
August 28
KOMO News

 

2012

 

Waterkeepers join thousands at final public hearing on proposed coal export terminals
December 13
EcoWatch

Waterkeepers worldwide stand strong against global impacts of coal trafficking
December 4
EcoWatch

Toxic stormwater killing returning salmon at Longfellow Creek
November 8
King 5 News

Clean Water Act’s anti-pollution goals prove elusive
July 18
InvestigateWest

City’s sewer overflow plan comes up short
June 4
Crosscut

 

2011

 

Scary threats that haunt Puget Sound
November 3
Green Acre Radio
Snohomish adds pipelines to help keep sewage out of river
September 3
Everett Herald