Macklemore doesn't want the Pacific Northwest polluted with toxic PFCs (water resistant chemicals) and neither do we! Columbia Sportswear has developed a new rain jacket made without the harmful chemicals. Provides hope for those of us in the Pacific Northwest where a rain coat is basically our uniform! ... See MoreSee Less
The OutDry Extreme ECO Jacket is the most environmentally responsible performance jacket Columbia has ever made. We’ll let Macklemore do the talking.
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An alarming, well-researched report from "The Oregonian" about lead dust from National Guard gun ranges contaminating public spaces inside National Guard armories. Evidence shows the National Guard knew about the contamination yet failed to act. "Inspectors found lead in 424 armories in the past four years....In 192 of those contaminated buildings, inspectors found the toxic material outside the firing range." ... See MoreSee Less
LISTEN to our Executive Director, Laurie Valeriano, testify to the Washington State House Environment Committee on the critical role states have in protecting residents from harmful chemicals. She tells the committee Washington state must continue to act on toxic flame retardants, and pass new legislation requiring disclosure of chemicals used in electronic products and removing harmful non-stick chemicals from food packaging. ... See MoreSee Less