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How Healthy is Our Environment?

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Pierce County residents report on where they live, learn, work and play.

Learn about the environmental factors that contribute to the health of our land, food, water, air and waste. Pierce County residents helped develop The 2014 Pierce County Environmental Health Trends Report.

Find out why you should care and what you can do.


Contact Marianne Seifert at or (253) 798-3823.


What's in Our Neighborhoods?
Learn about the benefits of living near parks, bus stops, grocery stores and more.

Land in Farms and Population
Learn about population growth and the effects on farmland.

Nitrate Levels in Public Water Sources
Learn where nitrates come from and what you can do to help.

Surface Water and Shellfish Advisories
How do bacteria, toxic algae, and biotoxins affect shellfish and swimming beaches.

Fine Particulate Matter
Learn about the Tacoma-Pierce County Non-Attainment area.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Washington State
Learn about the environmental and economical effects, and what you can do.

Toxic Releases
Learn how to reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals.

Solid Waste Generated
Recycle and reuse to help reduce waste.

Litter, Illegal Dumping and Public Nuisance Vehicles
Learn about the economic impact and the hazards these sites cause.

Tacoma-Pierce County public health data
We serve Pierce County with reliable public health data.

Puget Sound Partnership Vital Signs
Indicators of Puget Sound’s Health and Recovery.

Washington Tracking Network
Find data and information about environmental health hazards, population characteristics and health outcomes.

Previous Reports

Pierce County Environmental Health Trends Report, 2010

Pierce County Environmental Health Trends Report, 2008

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