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New ‘Washington Environmental Health Disparities Map’ Elevates Frontline Community Priorities

For the first time, people in Washington state will be able to compare how their neighborhoods rank for environmental health risks with the help of a new interactive mapping tool.

Air quality relief as we push air quality protection into law

Enjoying the orange-and-red foliage of autumn? Just a couple of months ago, we were breathing in …

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2017 Listening Sessions on Pollution, Climate Impacts, and Puget Sound

Listening sessions among our members across Washington State on pollution, climate impacts, and the Puget Sound. 

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Harvey Hits Home for EJ Communities

Last Thursday morning, the evening Hurricane Harvey was to make landfall in Jessica’s hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas she received a text message from her younger sister telling her that her parents had no plans to leave town.

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$120K WA Toxics and Waste Community Grants, Apply by Aug 11, Equity Priority (+Español,  Tiếng Việt,  한국어,  中文)

$120K in Community Engagement Grants for Toxics and Waste by the Department of Ecology Are Open Thru Aug 11. Highly impacted and low-income communities get priority.

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Update: Model Toxics Control Act

While the U.S. federal government attempts to roll back progress on climate and decimate environmental justice programs, Front and Centered organizations right here in Washington State are collaborating to hold the line and make progress in environmental programs to protect the health of our communities.