Each year, Washington Conservation Voters names a Legislator of the Year: a legislator who showed up as an environmental champion by going above and beyond during the most recent legislative session. This year, WCV is honored to announce Representative Davina Duerr of the 1st Legislative District as WCV’s 2022 Legislator of the Year! We… More >
Whatcom County is a hallmark example of what happens when communities rally together to support environmental champions who will make real the policies that will usher in transformative change.
Season’s Greetings from Washington Conservation Voters! Thanks to our wonderful legislators, energetic volunteers and activists, generous donors, hard-working partners, and YOU — 2021 was an amazing year, even if it was all virtual. Your support made these wins — and so much more — possible. Thank you! Wishing you Peace, Health, Love, and Joy this Holiday… More >
Governor Jay Inslee will join Shannon Wheeler, Vice Chairman of Nez Perce Tribe Executive Committee in a special discussion hosted by WCV CEO Alyssa Macy at WCV’s Gathering of Environmental Champions.
Addressing the climate crisis means everyone must be a collective part of the solution. Today, WEC has voluntarily recognized the Evergreen Workers Union.
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Zachary DeWolf, Washington Conservation Voters, 206-771-4207 Washington Conservation Voters Endorses in Key Races in Seattle, Renton, Bellingham, Sammamish and Tacoma WASHINGTON STATE—Today, Washington Conservation Voters (WCV), Washington’s only statewide political voice for the environment that works to elect pro-environment candidates, announces endorsements in a number… More >
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 MEDIA CONTACT: Zachary DeWolf, Washington Conservation Voters, 206-771-4207 Washington Conservation Voters Selects Representative Joe Fitzgibbon as 2021 Legislator of the Year WCV’s first two-time winner delivered on commitment to carbon free future and environmental justice WASHINGTON STATE—Washington Conservation Voters (WCV), Washington’s political voice for the environment, is… More >
**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** JUNE 11, 2021 Amidst strong opposition and legal defeats, developers end pursuit of world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery KALAMA, WA — In a stunning climate victory, Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW), backers of acontroversial fossil fuel processing and export proposal in Kalama, Wash., officially abandoned its fracked gas refinery and pipeline proposal,… More >
This year, we are changing structures and practices within the WCV endorsement process that run contrary to our values of fighting for environmental and racial justice.
This session, propelled by the urgency of the climate crisis and your energy, we worked tirelessly to pass critical climate and environmental policy.