The Obama administration today approved the establishment of a new federal task force to prioritize agency actions for Puget Sound recovery. The announcement came from Christy Goldfuss, the managing director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. “We understand we have a critical role to play here in Puget Sound,” said Goldfuss, speaking at a press conference in Seattle. The new task force will serve as a blueprint for increased federal cooperation and is part of a memorandum of understanding signed today by the White House and nine federal agencies. Goldfuss was […]
Local agencies and stakeholders—including PSI— were in D.C. today to advocate for Puget Sound. Follow some of the action on social media, including Twitter posts at #saveoursound and #saveamericassound. Among the day’s highlights was a new stormwater bill introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer, who announced the legislation on Facebook. Read the full text of H.R.4648 – Green Stormwater Infrastructure Investment Act.