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Our Mission

Citizens for a Healthy Bay engages citizens to clean up, restore and protect Commencement Bay, its surrounding waters and natural habitat.

Citizens for a Healthy Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization working side-by-side with local citizens, businesses and government to prevent water pollution and make our community more sustainable. Learn about us and find exciting ways to get involved.

Toxic Pollution at Occidental Chemical

Learn about the worst toxic contamination left in Commencement Bay at at the Occidental Chemical site on the Hylebos Waterway - and demand adequate cleanup for our land and waters.

Proposed Methanol Plant in Tacoma

A $3.4 billion gas-to-methanol plant has been proposed at the Port of Tacoma. CHB is committed to serving as a hub of timely, accurate and thorough information. Learn more about the proposed project.

View our info and tips in preparation for upcoming public hearings.

Be a Volunteer

Be a part of a positive environmental change in the Commencement Bay area. Volunteer at a cleanup event, become a Citizen Steward, or participate in another eco-friendly volunteer opportunity.

Help us prevent storm drain pollution

Join us for our next Storm Drain Marking day.

Join Today

Show your support for your environment by becoming a member of Citizens for a Healthy Bay.

Below are a few of Tacoma's "BEST" businesses. Learn how you can participate in the Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tacoma (BEST) program.