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Stand Up Against Increased Oil Traffic in Puget Sound

Drawing on the one year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic disaster, advocacy against oil trains has been in full effect this week. Fortunately, there are still many advocacy opportunities ahead that will allow our community to stand up against increased oil traffic to prevent tragedies like Lac-Mégantic from happening in Puget Sound. One is quickly approaching:… Continue Reading Stand Up Against Increased Oil Traffic in Puget Sound

A River for All!

Today, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition (DRCC), hip hop artist Macklemore and civic leaders launched a major campaign to ensure a clean and healthy Duwamish River. DRCC, Puget Soundkeeper, and a growing list of civic leaders insist a stronger cleanup plan is needed to protect our communities and restore Seattle’s only river.  Unfortunately the current cleanup… Continue Reading A River for All!

Don’t Drip and Drive

Have you heard about Don’t Drip and Drive? This summer, we are participating in a campaign to test 10,000 vehicles for engine leaks and  providing owners incentives to get their leaks fixed! Oil, coolant, and other toxic fluids often find their way out of cars and into the street, where they wash directly into our… Continue Reading Don’t Drip and Drive

Clean Marina

Port of Poulsbo to be awarded Clean Marina Certification on National Marina Day

Date: June 13, 2014 Contact: Andy Gregory, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, 206-297-7002 Port of Poulsbo to be awarded Clean Marina Certification on National Marina Day Port of Poulsbo Marina will be awarded Clean Marina certification from Clean Marina Washington, a program that works with marinas to protect the waters of Washington State. The award will be… Continue Reading Port of Poulsbo to be awarded Clean Marina Certification on National Marina Day

Duwamish Alive April 19

On Saturday, 62 enthusiastic volunteers showed up at the Duwamish Waterway Park for the 9th annual spring Duwamish Alive event. The group was welcomed with stories from Cecile Hansen, chairwoman of the Duwamish Tribe. We were lucky to have clear skies for the first 20 minutes, and then the rain started falling. Hard. Undeterred, everyone got… Continue Reading Duwamish Alive April 19

A Banner Day in the Fight Against Water Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contacts: Chris Wilke, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, chris@pugetsoundkeeper.org, 206.297.7002 Kerry McHugh, Washington Environmental Council, Kerry@wecprotects.org, 206.902.7555 Janette Brimmer, Earthjustice, jbrimmer@earthjustice.org, 206.290.3749 John Felton, Rosemere Neighborhood Assoc., 360.993.4939   A Banner Day in Fight Against Water Pollution Board’s ruling clears the path for expanded use of green infrastructure in Washington  On Friday March 21, the Pollution… Continue Reading A Banner Day in the Fight Against Water Pollution

Court gives lawsuit green light to proceed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2014 Contacts: Cesia Kearns,  Sierra Club, (503) 238-0442 Ext. 306, cesia.kearns@sierraclub.org Chris Wilke, Puget Soundkeeper, 206.297.7002, chris@pugetsoundkeeper.org,   Major Win for Conservation Groups in Coal Dust Case Against BNSF Court gives lawsuit green light to proceed   SEATTLE, WA – This morning the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington denied… Continue Reading Court gives lawsuit green light to proceed