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Water Supply Cut Off After Man Urinates In Reservoir

A Portland, Oregon man urinated in a Mt. Tabor reservoir Wednesday causing the city to take it’s critical water supply off line and dump millions in gallons of water.

10/16/2013

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Farmers, Researchers Fatten Fish In Rice Fields

Alongside a flooded field of rice stubble, Jacob Katz dipped a fish net into turbid water and came up with a half dozen or so silvery juvenile salmon.

04/03/2013

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Best Places to Buy ‘Living’ Christmas Trees

If you want to celebrate a green Christmas, you might think about purchasing a “living” Christmas tree. Kept potted for the holidays, you can transition the tree to your yard (or donate it to be planted elsewhere). Here are some local places where you can find a tree and do good for the environment.

12/02/2012

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Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham

The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.

10/27/2012

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Best Halloween Nature Hikes in Puget Sound

Head into nature this Halloween to see what really hoots and howls. Kids and parents alike will enjoy these day and nighttime hikes. Here are some of our favorites.

10/20/2012

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Seattle Arbor Day Celebration Invites You on October 20

On Saturday, October 20, you and your family are invited to join Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn celebrate Arbor Day and plant new trees!

10/17/2012

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Guide to Green Tacoma Day on October 20

For the first time ever, Green Tacoma Day will wrap Tacoma’s Arbor Day celebration and Metro Parks’ Fall Tree Festival with the celebration of Tacoma’s open and natural greenspaces. Do your part to help the environment. Bring the kids and come out for some fun!

10/16/2012

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Lawyer: Ore. Horse Slaughter Plant Lacks Zoning

The city of Hermiston’s land-use attorney says the site proposed for a horse slaughtering plant does not have a water right and isn’t zoned for that kind of facility.

09/25/2012

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Best Green School Supply Shopping in Puget Sound

It’s time to shop for back to school, but you want to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious about it. Here are some Northwest companies doing their best to make back to school fun for kids, and easy on the environment.

08/02/2012

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Best Ways to Keep a Positive Environment in a Small Business

When your business has less than 50 employees, it’s easy to become “ingrown” and make those water cooler conversations uglier than they need to be. Here are some tips on making your office environment pleasant.

07/05/2012

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