Archive of: Environment

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State carbon cap back on table

Today, the Washington State Department of Ecology announced that it is now accepting comments for its re-tweaked carbon cap proposal.

June 2016

Olympia state park could see private development

In the near future, Millersylvania State Park in Olympia, could see private development.

May 2016

Sumner business fined for spilling vinegar in White River

The Washington State Department of Ecology announced that it fined Sumner-based Fleischman’s Vinegar Company for letting 10,000 gallons of concentrated vinegar spill into the White River.

May 2016

Tacoma receives $200,000 environmental job training grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the City of Tacoma a $200,000 environmental job training grant targeted at unemployed and underemployed people.

May 2016

Port to finish up remediation of Arkema property

Remediation of the former Arkema site will be considered at Thursday’s Port of Tacoma Commission meeting.

April 2016

UPS, PLU to partner on solar energy project

University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University will be joining two other colleges to research how to make solar energy more efficient.

April 2016

‘Earth Day’ invites you to pitch in

Today's rain showers are not expected to dampen the spirits of Earth Day volunteers, either in Friday workplace projects or the more family-oriented Saturday schedule.

April 2016

Report: Mt. Rainier gives $58.3M in economic impact

Mt. Rainier had slightly more impact in 2015 than it did in 2014, according to the latest report released by the National Park Service.

April 2016

Pollution restricting shellfish harvest

Polluted waters in Puget Sound have closed a number of commercial shellfish harvesting locations, with even more threatened with future bans.

April 2016

Have any ‘Earth Day’ plans?

Environmental groups and other fans of the globe will be celebrating the 16th annual Earth Day tomorrow (April 22) -- called the largest non-religious based event of the year.

April 2016
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