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(Seattle ? September 30, 2013) The City of Tacoma has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal rules on used oil contaminated with toxic polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. ?Today?s settlement should serve as a reminder that handling used oil requires atte...
ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and fans aren't just able to buy a new "super deluxe" box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also buy the childhood home of late frontman Kurt Cobain, complete with his mattress.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) â€” Police in Spokane, Wash., say they have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who had survived the Battle of Okinawa.
The Seattle-Tacoma Airport has repurposed its empty land and is now hosting 500,000 honeybees as part of a partnership with nonprofit group The Common Acre. In the midst of mass bee die-offs and fears about common pesticides, the airport hopes to help boost
The Sunset Idea Town 2013 includes two Idea Houses and courtyard guest cottages with a shared courtyard and outdoor living space. The homes are within a close walking distance to Seabrook's local restaurant, market, and growing retail district. Seabrook was
Fife, Washington ice manufacturer failed to notify emergency responders of hazardous chemical release (WA)
(Seattle – July 29, 2013) According to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Star Ice and Fuel, of Fife, Washington, failed to immediately report a hazardous chemical release to local, state, and national emergency responders, a violation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. Star Ice & Fuel, Inc. manufactures ice using anhydrous ammonia, a colorless ...
Not to mention getting thrown for a hyperloop.
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - A North American bumblebee species that all but vanished from about half of its natural range has re-emerged...
To show that safer biking for cyclists need not be so terribly expensive, a Seattle activist group DIY'd their own bike lanes. At first, the city took the lanes down, but then they made them permanent!
EPA announces $800,000 funding to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites in communities across Oregon and Washington (OR, WA)
(Seattle - July 15, 2013) Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $800,000 in supplemental funding to help clean up contaminated Brownfields properties across Oregon and Washington. The Revolving Loan Funding will help these communities carry out cleanup and redevelopment projects, creating jobs while protecting people’s health and the environment. Revolving loan funds specifi...