Oil spill fines aid restoration projects in Washington

BY: - August 7, 2023

Efforts to remove creosote-treated pilings, collect derelict fishing gear and replace a fish passage barrier are among the environmental restoration projects that will benefit from oil spill penalties, the state Department of Ecology announced Monday. Seven organizations in six counties will receive a share of $318,478 in funding. That money comes from an account into […]

$121 million awarded to broadband projects across Washington

BY: - May 22, 2023

Nineteen construction projects that will expand access to broadband internet in Washington are set to receive federal funding from the State Broadband Office.  The office announced more than $121 million in grants to projects that will help deliver high-speed internet to communities across the state where it’s nonexistent or lacking. Washington Commerce Director Mike Fong […]