Posts Tagged ‘Washington State Department of Ecology’

Stagnant Air Prompts Indoor, Outdoor Burn Ban For NCW

A forecast of cooling temperatures and stagnant air is prompting a Stage 1 burn ban for North Central Washington today through Wednesday. All outdoor burning and the use of stoves and fireplaces will be prohibited in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas and Okanogan Counties due to poor air quality in the region. Restrictions on burning will continue…

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State Proposes Plan For $112 Million Volkswagon Settlement

Clean transportation and cleaner air are just two of the benefits Washingtonians will enjoy through a multi-billion dollar, nationwide settlement. And the State Department of Ecology is seeking public input on a proposed plan for various other projects to be paid by a portion of the settlements funds. Where is the money coming from and…

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Dozens Speak During Chelan County Marijuana, Shoreline Program Hearings

The Chelan County Board of Commissioners – Keith Goehner, Kevin Overbay and Doug England – will soon finalize new regulations for recreational marijuana production and update the county’s Shoreline Master Program. They held two public hearings – one last week on cannabis, one yesterday on shoreline – where dozens of citizens voiced their concerns. Commissioner Goehner…

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