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A group called Carbon Washington says it is gathering signatures for an initiative to tax carbon pollution.
The Portland City Council has banned the use by the city of a class of pesticides particularly harmful to bees, including one that is the most effective control of a pest that attacks roses — the city’s symbol.
Exxon Mobil Corp. has completed $1.3 million in environmental projects as part of its settlement of water pollution violations from a 2011 pipeline break into Montana’s Yellowstone River.
A Wyoming company is preparing to resume oil shipments through a pipeline that broke and spewed 30,000 gallons of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
The state Department of Ecology is seeking feedback on a controversial rule aimed at reducing the carbon pollution of transportation fuels over time.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state’s largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release
Researchers estimate the more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic would fill over 38,500 garbage trucks.
The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.