Environment

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

file photo of a gray whale (Photo credit LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Gray Whale Dead At Bremerton Had Old Orca Wounds

Severe scars on a gray whale found dead at Bremerton indicate a killer whale attack years ago left it too weak to complete this year’s migration from Alaska to Mexico, a biologist said.

CBS Seattle–02/01/2013

NOAA: Dead Newborn Orca Belonged To Endangered Population

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service says a dead newborn orca calf found on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula last week belongs to a population of endangered killer whales.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

Federal Air Marshals To Begin Land And Sea Patrols

Forecasters: Air Stagnation Problems On The Way

Forecasters say a temperature inversion of warmer air aloft is trapping colder air close to the ground where wood smoke and vehicle exhausts build up. Without winds, the pollution could cause trouble for people with breathing problems.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Tag Reveals Winter Movements Of Puget Sound Orcas

Biologists are gaining new information about the winter movements of endangered Puget Sound killer whales by tracking the daily activities of one orca by a satellite tag.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Feds Propose Critical Habitat For Local Fish

Federal fisheries managers are proposing to designate critical habitat for two threatened species of fish.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

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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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