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Shell: Drill Rigs Coming To Seattle Despite Pleas For Delay

Royal Dutch Shell is forging ahead with plans to park two Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle, risking possible fines from the city and ignoring port commissioners who have asked Shell to wait.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2015

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Arctic Drilling Protesters Set Up At Shell Seattle Facility

Activists who don’t want Shell to drill for oil in the Arctic are protesting at the company’s Seattle fuel transfer station.

CBS Seattle–05/12/2015

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Shell Clears Major Hurdle For Arctic Drilling

Just days ahead of a planned protest of Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program in Seattle, the company on Monday cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to drill off Alaska’s northwestern coast.

05/11/2015

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Starfish Babies Offer Hope Amid Mass Deaths In The Pacific

Marine biologists are seeing hundreds of baby sea stars, prompting hopes that the species can bounce back from a devastating wasting disease.

05/04/2015

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Judge To Hear Case Challenging Seattle Elephants Move

A King County judge is set to hear a case challenging the Woodland Park Zoo’s ownership of two Seattle elephants that are to be moved to the Oklahoma City Zoo.

04/03/2015

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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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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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