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Lottery Winner Fined For Clearing On San Juan

Washington state regulators have fined a property owner $79,000 for clearing sensitive shoreline on San Juan Island.

CBS Seattle–07/14/2014

There have been many reports of debris from the March 2011 tsunami reaching the Pacific coastline of the United States. (JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Boat From Japanese Tsunami May Have Landed At Ocean Shores

State officials are inspecting what may be a boat that drifted from Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

04/30/2014

A commuter holds her umbrella while waiting for a bus.  (credit:  Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

Officials: Storms Make Washington Drought Unlikely

So much rain and snow has fallen across Washington state in recent weeks that there’s little chance of a statewide drought being declared this year, water supply experts said Monday.

03/10/2014

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Dry Winter Raises Concerns About Possible Drought

Officials monitoring lower than usual snowpack levels in the state say it’s not yet time to panic, but they’re nevertheless preparing in case of a possible drought.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2014

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Green State: Recycling Rate Hits Nearly 51 Percent

Good job, Washington! State officials say Washington’s recycling rate hit nearly 51 percent in 2011.

12/19/2012

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