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Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) announced the introduction of a resolution before the United States Congress declaring June 2017 “National Orca Protection Month,” to honor the iconic endangered whales. The designation is meant to spotlight the Southern Resident orca population found in the waters of the Pacific Northwest and draw attention to the extreme danger they are in.
Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Denny Heck (WA-10), co-founders of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, spoke out against President Trump’s budget proposal which would completely eliminate several key programs that promote restoration efforts in the Puget Sound region.
Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Denny Heck (WA-10), and Dave Reichert (WA-08), members of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, called on President Trump to not eliminate investments in iconic bodies of water. In a letter to the President signed by 33 other members, they warned the President should reconsider his budget proposal that would completely eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency’s Geographic Programs that provide cleanup funding for Puget Sound, the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay, and other major bodies of water.