Archive of: Environment

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49 acres joins Thurston shellfish protection

Shoreline protection for South Puget Sound is critical for water-dependent aqua farming and other business uses, as well as nature protection, and a new project near Henderson Inlet will fit both those goals.

November 2017

40/40: Growth in biz and preservation

From selling produce as a child to serving international communications clients, plus passionate defense of our natural world for future generations. Two more stellar examples of "40 Under Forty" in the South Sound.

October 2017

Federal $$ to state maritime sector

The federal government has awarded half a million dollars to Washington state to support a campaign toward technological innovation in the maritime industry.

September 2017

PSE on track for renewable energy

The multi-year move toward more renewable sources of electrical energy, mandated by voters in Washington, appears to be on track, according to the state oversight agency.

August 2017

Pierce landowner fined for damaged wetlands

Destruction of wetlands brings fine, project halt for Puyallup housing preliminary plat proposed by Gig Harbor-based land owner.

August 2017

Flood discussions in Chehalis heat

Almost 10 years after a devastating flood damages businesses and homes around Chehalis and other parts of Lewis County, a state board met this morning to continue its work to be better prepared next time.

August 2017

Amended agreement for convention center hotel approved

The City Council has approved an amended agreement with Yareton Investment and Management L.L.C. for the project to bring a new hotel next to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center.

July 2017

Sea level rising: Local impacts?

Olympia partners have a response plan under discussion to prepare for the future, when a rising level of the globe's oceans might routinely bring salt water onto downtown streets.

June 2017

Clean energy $$ to Auburn company

State funds invested in clean energy projects will aid a South Sound company to prove the concept for wide-ranging food waste recycling on Vashon Island.

June 2017

Ex-Congressman worries about future

Long-time South Sound U.S. Representative Norm Dicks is dismayed over what's happening today in the nation's capital, he tells local community leaders.

June 2017
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