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Acidic Seawater Poses Risks In Alaska

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.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world's oceans, but it's not as much as feared. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world’s oceans, but it’s not as much as feared.

06/30/2014

A girl wears a mask during a smog alert in Beijing, China. STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Asian Pollution Intensifies North American Storms

According to a recent study, pollution from China’s coal-burning power plants is pumping up winter storms over the northwest Pacific Ocean and changing North America’s weather.

04/15/2014

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Portland Company Named Nation’s Top Polluter

The Portland, Oregon-based company Precision Castparts Corp. has just been named the nation’s top industrial air polluter

CBS Seattle–08/27/2013

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WA Announces New Rain Runoff Requirements

Washington state will begin requiring municipalities to use “rain gardens” and pervious pavement in new urban developments to combat rainwater pollution to the state’s rivers and lakes and to the Puget Sound, officials announced Wednesday.

08/01/2012

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