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JUST ANNOUNCED! 21 Acres Ce...

JUST ANNOUNCED! 21 Acres Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification — 21 Acres

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21 Acres announced today they were awarded LEED ® Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in the category of LEED for New Construction v2.2 rating system. The 12,000 square foot building was awarded the highest Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for its integration of innovative building and on-site systems. The 21 Acres Center for Local Food a...

Brenda V. Brenda V.
on Dec 13, 2013 at 01:29 AM

Seattle marine engine dealer agrees to pay penalty, change engines in federal clean air case (WA)

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(Seattle ? December 5, 2013) Rabaul Diesel Inc., of Seattle, Washington (also known as RDI Marine) has agreed to pay penalties and replace or modify six marine diesel engines that violated federal clean air rules. The engines were installed on six commercial fishing vessels destined for use in Alaska?s Bristol Bay. According to settlement details, the six diesel engines were certified for rec...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 06, 2013 at 12:52 AM
LEED Platinum Pine+Minor Ap...

LEED Platinum Pine+Minor Apartments Mix Work & Living in Downtown Seattle

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The new Pine+Minor apartment complex sits at the corner of Pine and Minor near the edge of the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Located on the Pine-Pike corridor, the building is conveniently located for access to a variety of shops, restaurants, recreation, parks

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 03, 2013 at 08:50 PM
How did Seattle sex offende...

How did Seattle sex offender swipe an entire ferry?

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SEATTLE (AP) — Officials are reviewing security for a commercial U.S.-to-Canada ferry service after they say a sex offender managed to steal one of the boats from the Seattle waterfront in a theft that raised the risk of collisions with barge traffic in a busy port area.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 03, 2013 at 12:20 AM
Take A Time-Lapse Journey T...

Take A Time-Lapse Journey To Seattle And The Pacific Northwest (VIDEO)

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When you don't have the time or money to travel, the Internet can always provide an alternative in the form of vicarious vacation experiences. On that note, click play to take in the time-lapse sights and sounds of "Seattle and the Pacific Northwest" above.The wondrous work of sights and sounds was created by Larry Gorlin who writes:They say it's gloomy, it's cloudy, it's wet, I say i...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Nov 26, 2013 at 06:20 PM
Budigan Law Firm

Budigan Law Firm

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The Seattle, WA Law Firm of Bill Budigan is well-known for divorce attorney, family law attorney, criminal defense, and personal injury.The experienced criminal defense lawyer is highly experienced and dedicated to providing quality legal representation to help defendants persevere in court—or perhaps avoid court altogether.Mr. Budigan works diligently to confirm that every clients receive a go...

Bill B. Bill B.
on Nov 07, 2013 at 06:59 PM

EPA to host Seattle public listening session on reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants (WA)

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Session to be held Nov. 7 from 3pm ? 6pm at the Jackson Federal BuildingSEATTLE, WA ? This Thursday Nov. 7 in Seattle, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host one of 11 public listening sessions to gather public input as the agency develops Clean Air Act guidelines to reduce carbon emissions for existing power plants. Power plants are the nation?s largest stationary source of carbon ...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Nov 05, 2013 at 10:50 PM
The Urban Stage on Election...

The Urban Stage on Election Day, Seattle Style

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It's 11th-hour politics in my hometown of Seattle.  This year, incumbent Mayor Mike McGinn -- who some call the most progressive mayor in America -- has faced an election challenge focused more on provocative, pluralist style than the issues themselves.  In general, our mayor's race has been local in focus, without ample attention to how McGinn reflects, if not leads, the trend lines of changin...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Nov 04, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Seattle Expands its Leadership on Green Infrastructure ... Where's EPA?

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Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago:I’m in Seattle today and, as always, am struck by the natural beauty that surrounds this city.  It’s easy to feel inspired at almost every turn. It’s also easy to be inspired by how the city continues to embrace the...

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on Oct 29, 2013 at 06:50 PM
When It Comes to Marijuana ...

When It Comes to Marijuana Policy, Washington State Needs to Put Health Before Happy Hour

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I am on my way to Denver today to accept an award from the Drug Policy Alliance, one of Americans for Safe Access' allies in the fight for patient rights. The event will certainly be a celebration for most. The federal government has finally given the green light to regulated marijuana distribution. Gallup's latest polling shows a rapidly changing public perception on marijuana prohibition, wi...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Oct 25, 2013 at 05:20 PM