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Clean Arctic Alliance Hails Progress on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban But Warns Arctic Nations To Remain Focused

The Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes the progress made this week at PPR 6. Today, we are one-step closer to improving the protection of the Arctic, its people and wildlife.

Groups Intervene in Federal Lawsuit to Protect Puget Sound No Discharge Zone

Today, Washington Environmental Council, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and Friends of the Earth will intervene in a federal lawsuit against the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

International Maritime Organization adopts key international routing and protection measures for Bering Sea

As climate change continues to alter the Arctic, it is imperative that Indigenous communities and practices are not threatened by large-scale commercial marine activity.

U.S. Senators Reject Attempt to Weaken Protections from Aquatic Invasive Species

In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected attempts to weaken Clean Water Act protections to prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through the discharge of ballast water. 

U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species

The Clean Water Act has provided protection for our waters from polluted ship discharges for almost a decade. Congress must not allow this dirty industry to start dumping its pollution in our oceans and lakes again.

Clean Arctic Alliance hails IMO move to ban heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping

Plans to develop a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping, along with an assessment of the impact of such a ban, were agreed upon during the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee.

Washington Environmental Advocates Stand Behind Puget Sound No Discharge Zone

Keeping ship and boat sewage out of the Sound is good for human health, local economy, and wildlife

Environmental Groups Challenge Permit for Oil Refinery Export Expansion

The Environmental Impact Statement was deeply flawed, failed to account for the acoustic impacts on Southern Resident Killer Whales and failed to account for the real risk of a worst-case spill.

Skagit Commission Fails to Address Impacts of Petrochemical Expansion Permit

The Salish Sea is irreplaceable. The Environmental Impacts Study was deeply flawed, failed to account for the acoustic impacts on Southern Resident Killer Whales, and failed to account for the real risk of an actual worst case spill.

Californians Denounce Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump is on a mission to turn over our public waters to the oil industry.