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Senate Passes Oil Train Safety Bill

The state Senate passed a measure Monday night to improve the safety of oil transportation, one of two competing bills that deal with the increasing shipments of crude oil through the state.

CBS Seattle–03/10/2015

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DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive Or Invasive Species

Whether it’s Asian carp in Chicago-area waters, salamanders in Kentucky or great crested newts in the United Kingdom, biologists are using the tool to help look for reclusive or rare imperiled species, monitor unwanted creatures or gauge the overall biodiversity of a lake or stream.

CBS Seattle–03/03/2015

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NOAA Reports Third Baby Orca Born In Recent Months

U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2015

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Feds Studying How To Expand Protections For Endangered Orcas

The National Marine Fisheries Service is studying how to revise habitat protections for endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters.

CBS Seattle–02/23/2015

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Small 2.4 Quake Near Bremerton

A small 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12:16 a.m. Monday in the Bremerton area.

CBS Seattle–02/23/2015

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Ocean Acidification Lawsuit In Seattle Federal Court

A lawsuit that accuses the federal Environmental Protection Agency from failing to protect Washington and Oregon oysters from ocean acidification is scheduled for a hearing Thursday in Seattle.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2015

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1, 2, 3 Octopuses: Divers Conduct Underwater Census

To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year. Volunteer divers, enlisted by the Seattle Aquarium, take to Washington’s inland waters to look for their eight-tentacle neighbors.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2015

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Orca ‘Lolita’ At Miami Facility To Get Endangered Protection

A captive killer whale that has been performing for decades at the Miami Seaquarium deserves the same protection as a small population of endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters, the federal government announced Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2015

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Ecology Wants Feedback On Clean-Fuels Rule

The state Department of Ecology is seeking feedback on a controversial rule aimed at reducing the carbon pollution of transportation fuels over time.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2015

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Navy Wants To Increase Use Of Sonar-Emitting Buoys

The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water.

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Photos Of Forum 2011!

The 6th Annual AM1090 Forum came and went! Check out the 2011 photos with Stephanie Miller, Mike Papantonio, Norman Goldman, Randi Rhodes, Mike Malloy, Ron Reagan and Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Video and Audio of the event […]

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