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Gov. Inslee Signs Order To Reduce Wash. Carbon Emissions

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order that sets into motion a process to reduce carbon pollution in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–04/29/2014

Environmentalists are concerned about the safety of new radioactive waste storage tanks at the Hanford complex. (Getty Images)

Hanford Nuke Waste Tanks Flawed?

Questions raised about the safety of waste storage tanks at Hanford cleanup site.

03/01/2014

An avalanche dog searches during a training exercise  in the French Alps.  (JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Avalanche Victims Named

The 2 men killed in the Oregon avalanche were a guide and his client.

02/14/2014

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Tiny Minnow Is 1st Fish Taken Off Endangered List

A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2014

Indonesian official holds baby pig nosed turtles that were rescued from a packed suitcase. (Getty Images)

Turtle Trafficker Sentenced To One Year In Prison

Prosecutors said Nathaniel Swanson smuggled domestic species to Hong Kong and Asian species into the U.S.

01/18/2014

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Tests Show Puget Sound Geoduck Clams Safe To Eat

Washington state health officials Tuesday said their arsenic testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted China to ban imports of West Coast shellfish.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2014

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Microsoft Enters 20-Year Deal For Texas Wind Power

Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2013

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Study: Temperatures Go Off The Charts Around 2047

Scientists have figured out when temperatures could really go off the charts from global warming. And for dozens of cities it’s only about a generation away.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2013

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Wash. Pulls Permits For 2 Oil Train Terminals

Officials are rejecting permits for two major oil-train terminals in Southwest Washington after deciding the projects should face more environmental scrutiny.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2013

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Washington Wildlife Officer To Enforce Orca Laws

Washington state is getting a new officer — one who will protect and serve killer whales. Federal funds will allow the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department to hire an officer to enforce laws protecting Puget Sound orcas.

CBS Seattle–08/02/2013

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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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