Healthy Bay.
Healthy Community.
Healthy Future.

What We Do

Bay Patrol

As the only environmental organization with a patrol vessel in the South Sound, we have the unique ability to safeguard local waters and quickly tackle pollution that would have otherwise gone unnoticed or unchecked.

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Superfund Cleanups

The very core of our work is mobilizing the community to push for the effective cleanup of toxic contamination in and around Commencement Bay. While there is no doubt the bay is cleaner today than ever before, there is still much work to be done.

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Climate Change

Climate change isn’t just a fact, it’s the reality we are facing today. To stop it, we need to drastically reduce the amount of pollution we create. That’s why we’re working to place a temporary freeze on future fossil fuel facilities and expansions in the Tacoma Tideflats.

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To achieve a cleaner future, we’re working closely with local classrooms to empower the next generation of environmental stewards through youth education efforts like our Student Stewards Conservation Program.

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Science Based Organization

Communities for a Healthy Bay engages people

to clean up, restore and protect Commencement Bay,
it’s surrounding waters and natural habitat.

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News Updates

January 30, 2023

Sound Status Update January 2023

Hi Friends!  This past month, we have been hard at work to lay the foundation for our strategic planning process, prepare for the upcoming semester of environmental justice camps, welcome Brion Baker to our board of directors, and partner with local organizations...

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December 30, 2022

Sound Status Update December 2022

Hi Friends!  I can’t believe we are about to turn the page into 2023. Despite feeling like it has gone way too fast, 2022 has been an amazing year for CHB, and I’m so grateful to be doing this work.  Our...

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November 30, 2022

Sound Status Update November 2022

Hi Friends!  I can’t believe we’re only a month away from the end of the year. I’m looking forward to taking a look back at how far we’ve come and setting the foundation for keeping the momentum going in 2023.  Our sincere thanks go out...

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Stand for Our Sound Award Winners Announced

Click below to learn more about our Stand for Our Sound award winners and the great work they are doing in Pierce County.

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