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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

File image of a blue whale in 2009 ( AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA)

Study: Military Sonar May Affect Endangered Blue Whale Population

Scientists may have found a link between the dwindling blue whale population — a lot of which takes place in the Pacific Ocean — with U.S. military sonar noise.

CBS Seattle–07/08/2013

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94 In Alaska? Weather Extremes Tied To Jet Stream

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather.

06/25/2013

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

DOE Secretary To Visit Hanford Next Week

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says new federal Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next week.

CBS Seattle–06/14/2013

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New Lab To Give Scientists Underwater Access

Scientists are eager for access to information from a quarter-billion dollar lab at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean that they hope will teach them about climate change, earthquakes and even the origins of life on Earth and other planets.

CBS Seattle–05/20/2013

A guilty Montana hunter, only identified as Roy, felt the need to unburden his conscience of a poaching crime that he committed more than 40 years ago. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Guilt-Ridden Hunter Mails Wildlife Dept. $6,000 Check 40 Years After Killing Deer

A guilty Montana hunter, only identified as Roy, felt the need to unburden his conscience of a poaching crime that he committed more than 40 years ago.

03/27/2013

Soldiers remove a body from debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: 10,000 People Could Die When Monster Quake, Tsunami Hit Pacific Northwest

More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.

03/15/2013

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Federal Budget Cuts Threaten To Layoff Crews Fixing Nuclear Waste Leaks

Federal budget cuts may disrupt efforts to close the radioactive waste tanks currently leaking at Hanford Nuclear Reservation and lead to layoffs or furloughs among workers there, officials said Tuesday.

03/05/2013

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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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