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File photo of Mount Rainier. (credit: Robert Sumner/Getty Images)

State Weighs Ban On Sewage Discharges From Boats

State regulators are considering a proposal that would prohibit all boats from discharging sewage into Puget Sound, whether it is treated or not.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2014

(Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Ports Of Seattle, Tacoma To Share Information

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to share information about operations, facilities and rates to help Puget Sound compete in a shifting global maritime industry.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2014

file photo of orca whale  (Photo credit: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservation Group Wants Orcas In West Coast Waters Protected

A conservation group is asking federal officials to protect endangered killer whales in the marine waters off the West Coast.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

File image of Puget Sound (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Tests Show Puget Sound Geoduck Clams Safe To Eat

Washington state health officials Tuesday said their arsenic testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted China to ban imports of West Coast shellfish.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2014

file photo of orca whale  (Photo credit: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)

Satellite Tagging Reveals Info On Migration Of Endangered Orcas

A satellite tag attached to one endangered Puget Sound killer whale is yielding some valuable information about the migration of orcas in recent days.

CBS Seattle–01/06/2014

The 777X will be built in the Puget Sound area by Boeing employees represented by the Machinists union. (Getty Images)

Boeing Machinists OK Contract Tied To 777X

After much soul searching by union members, the 8-year contract extension passed with just 51 percent voting yes.

01/04/2014

The International Association of Machinists District 751 rejected the Boeing proposal by a two thirds margin. (Getty Images)

Boeing Machinists Reject Contract Proposal

Boeing machinists in the Northwest have rejected a contentious contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.

11/14/2013

(Photo credit VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Puget Sound Orcas Circle Ferry Carrying Artifacts

A large pod of orcas in Puget Sound this week has been thrilling whale watchers.

CBS Seattle–10/31/2013

(Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Strike Notice Given By Puget Sound Grocery Workers

A union spokesman says four grocery chains with stores in the Puget Sound area have been given notice that 21,000 union workers could strike Monday evening if no contract agreement is reached.

10/18/2013

(Photo credit ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images)

State May Clamp Down On Octopus Hunting

Hunting giant Pacific octopuses in Puget Sound could be banned or restricted under regulations being considered by a Washington panel.

CBS Seattle–08/02/2013

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