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Environment

Concern over plan to spray new pesticide on oyster beds

Concern over plan to spray new pesticide on oyster bedsNext month, oyster farmers will be allowed to spray a new pesticide in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Environment

Redmond golf course a leader in reclaimed water usage

Redmond golf course a leader in reclaimed water usageThey're one of only two in the state to use recycled water.
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Environment

Public comment sought for Makah whale hunt waiver

Public comment sought for Makah whale hunt waiverThe Makah whaling tradition dates back 1,500 years.
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  • 1 week ago
Environment

Protesters rally in Seattle against Shell oil rig

Protesters rally in Seattle against Shell oil rigPeople opposed to Shell's Arctic oil drilling rig coming to Seattle staged a protest Sunday at Myrtle Edwards Park.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Environment

Public meetings this week on proposed whale hunt

Public meetings this week on proposed whale huntThis week there will be two public meetings on the Makah Tribe's request to resume gray whale hunting off the Olympic Peninsula.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Environment

Washington Coast Cleanup today

Washington Coast Cleanup todayVolunteers will descend on beaches on Saturday for the Washington Coast Cleanup.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Earthquakes in Northern Idaho felt in Eastern Washington

Earthquakes in Northern Idaho felt in Eastern WashingtonQuakes of 4.1, 4.2 and 3.3 were felt Thursday night and Friday morning.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Seattle

'Kayaktivist' teachers train for Shell protest

'Kayaktivist' teachers train for Shell protestThursday night, kayaking activists held a training session for teachers at Alki Kayak Tours on Alki Beach.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Yakima farmers already feeling drought impact

Yakima farmers already feeling drought impactThe state's record low snowpack is already having an effect on hundreds of farmers and growers up and down the Yakima Valley.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Seattle

Seattle's Antioch University 'schooling' others in trash

Seattle's Antioch University 'schooling' others in trashAntioch University Seattle recycles about 96 percent of its waste.
  • Seattle
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Micro-trash cleanup along Alki Beach

Micro-trash cleanup along Alki BeachClimate Change is the big picture issue this Earth Day, but there is a much smaller problem threatening our environment.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Seattle launches Equity and Environment Initiative

Seattle launches Equity and Environment InitiativeSeattle Mayor Ed Murray believes the city's green movement is often too white.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Try these eco-friendly gadgets

Try these eco-friendly gadgetsFor those lacking a green thumb or looking for other creative solutions to reduce their carbon footprint, there are gadgets ready to help.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Public comment sought on proposed Makah whale hunt

Public comment sought on proposed Makah whale huntTwo public meetings will be held in late April about the Makah Tribe's request to resume hunting gray whales off Washington's coast.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Snohomish wetland savior to receive environmental award

Snohomish wetland savior to receive environmental awardThe Washington State Department of Ecology will honor two people who teamed up to protect an environmentally sensitive bog in Snohomish County.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

5 organizations sue Army Corps for cormorant-killing plan

5 organizations sue Army Corps for cormorant-killing planA group of organizations filed a lawsuit Monday to try and halt an Army Corps of Engineers plan to kill thousands of cormorants at the mouth of the Columbia River.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Earth funeral procession crosses downtown Seattle

Earth funeral procession crosses downtown SeattleActivists held an funeral for Earth during a busy Tuesday lunch time at Westlake Park.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Shatner pitches Wash. pipeline to stop California drought

Shatner pitches Wash. pipeline to stop California droughtWilliam Shatner wants to crowdfund $30 billion to pipe water from Seattle to help drought-stricken California.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

NOAA proposal takes most humpback whales off endangered list

NOAA proposal takes most humpback whales off endangered listNOAA Fisheries wants to reclassify humpbacks into 14 distinct populations, and remove 10 of those from the list.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Technology converts urine into electricity

Technology converts urine into electricityScientists in the UK have developed an innovative plumbing technology that can convert urine into electricity.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Protesters greet Arctic drill rig's arrival in Port Angeles

Protesters greet Arctic drill rig's arrival in Port AngelesThe rig is expected to remain there for about two weeks before it's brought to Seattle for further staging.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Environment

Governor expands drought declaration to nearly half of Wash.

Governor expands drought declaration to nearly half of Wash.Runoff from snowmelt this summer is projected to be the lowest on record in 64 years.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Environment

No chinook season in central Puget Sound this year

No chinook season in central Puget Sound this yearThe Kitsap Sun reports that officials hope putting the fish off-limits for at least a year will help rebuild their dwindling stocks in the Lake Washington basin.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

Coast Guard warns of cold, deadly waters

Coast Guard warns of cold, deadly watersLast weekend's kayak tragedy in Port Angeles got the Coast Guard thinking, it's time to remind everyone what happens when you end up out of your boat.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Hood Canal kelp studied for future of ocean life

Hood Canal kelp studied for future of ocean lifeResearchers are planning to grow three acres of sugar kelp north of the Hood Canal Bridge.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Environment

Spring break, winds bring slimy visitors to beach

Spring break, winds bring slimy visitors to beachThousands of jellyfish-like creatures have been piling up on the Washington coast.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Seattle

Pacific 'blob'' affecting Northwest weather has grown

Pacific 'blob'' affecting Northwest weather has grownThe 'blob' of unusually warm water in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington is growing.
  • Seattle
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago