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Our mission: The Environmental Affairs Division at Seattle City Light mission is to work proactively and cooperatively with all City Light workers and work units to protect the natural environment, and ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Through its Environmental Affairs Division (EAD), City Light takes a comprehensive approach to protecting the environment and addressing climate change. EAD supports operations throughout our service territory and across the State, by overseeing programs and services relating to hazardous materials, greenhouse gas reduction, environmental permitting, and the protection of aquatic ecosystems and fish and wildlife habitat.

    Environmental Affairs at a Glance
      Who we are and what we do
    Environmental Policy Statement
      Seattle City Light's commitment to the environment
    Fish
      Under the right conditions, with careful planning and management, dams and salmon can co-exist.
    Wildlife
      Seattle City Light developed a comprehensive program to address the needs of wildlife that are affected by our operations.
    North Cascades Environmental Learning Center (NCELC)
      In keeping with the City of Seattle's commitment to the environment and education, Seattle City Light is an enthusiastic partner in a state-of-the-art environmental education facility.
    Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission (SEEC)
      SEEC is a joint US-Canada organization, formed through development of the High Ross Treaty, to benefit the ecosystem of the upper Skagit watershed while fostering sustainable educational and recreational experiences in the basin.
Click here for more contact information! Environmental Affairs Division
Call (206) 684-3270

Contact Environmental Affairs Division
Lynn Best
Director, Environmental Affairs Division
Colleen McShane
Manager, Natural Resources & Environmental Planning
Garrett Voerman
Manager, Science Policy Team
William Devereaux
Manager, Environmental Management & Compliance