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Volunteers are hoping to save the research vessel John N. Cobb, which helped transform fisheries science -- and witnessed a startling moment in U.S.-Russian relations.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Sharon Nelson, Senate Democrats' new leader, vows a new push to ban two flame retardants.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Guest Opinion: The public and regulators need to take a closer look at Washington's growing fossil-fuel threats.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
An EPA listening session last week was just a precursor to rules expected to emerge next year that would regulate coal-fired power plants.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
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Whatcom County voting swung toward environmentalists but coal supporters and opponents have lots of battles ahead.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Seattle neighborhoods: the unofficial redefinition.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Cold, beauty and loss: An extraordinary Bellingham art exhibit visualizes our region's - and our planet’s - disappearing ice.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Water quality standards may drive up costs for everyone
New water quality standards proposed by the Department of Ecology may drive up the cost of doing business, or flushing a toilet.
DoE study predicts faster rate of global warming
A DoE sponsored study focused on arctic ice melt predicts that the summer ice will be gone in only 3 years. 84 years ahead of the previous model's predictions.
Hurricane Sandy victims still living in limbo
More than a year later, more than 30,000 New York and New Jersey residents, victims of 2012's Hurricane Sandy, remain displaced from their homes.
Obama to allow eagle casualties in wind industry
In a trade-off designed to help the wind industry, the Obama administration will legalize the deaths of eagles that unknowingly fly into wind turbines.
Air pollution in Shanghai literally off the charts
The Air Quality Index only goes up to 500- Shanghai's record polution stepped beyond that, and far beyond the WHO's recommended 20.
Canada unprepared for oil in shared waters
A Candian panel has warned that the country is dramatically unprepared for an oil spill off British Columbia, where there are proposals to export large amounts of fuel to Asia. And a spill in Haro Straits would head right toward Washington waters and the San Juan Islands.
Collectible compost bins
Only in Seattle would the public utilities company hand out compost bins. But they're collectible, so get yours soon.
Canadian polar bear population gone in 17 years
Climate change has affected the polar bear in a variety of ways, but they all seem to be culminating in its quick extinction. Estimates suggest that in about 17 years the polar bear population will collapse.
Elwha dam removal revives salmon run
Removing the Elwha dam was a success for fish. The river has seen its largest run in a long time, and with removal of a second dam scheduled, it is likely fish may find it even better in a few years.
Big problem with a little hut in the Methow
A cabin designed by a big-time architect has the small town of Mazama in an uproar.
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- Seattle's P-Patch godfather ditched the gold rush for gardening
- The ABCs of GMOs
- Sheepdog showdown on Vashon
- Beacon Hill: The city's new urban gardening hub?
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- Tankers, barges and trains, Oh my!
- New EPA rules could throw a wrench into NW coal game
- Does Puget Sound Energy need 20 more years of relying on coal?
- Green state law called into question
- The Daily Troll: Inslee promises tunnel restart. Stretched 787 flies. WA small businesses says big companies have cushy tax deal.
- Saying goodbye to Seattle's 'Father of Organics' & 'Guru of Conservation'
- Seattle's 9.0: What happens when the ground stops shaking?
- The Daily Troll: WA's top schools. 'Seattle nice' meets bicycles. The next Mt. St. Helens.
- Tracking glaciers the Tangborn way
- The Daily Troll: Dear Armed Leader is looking at us. Boeing hopeful. Online option for youth in crisis.
- Bracing for tsunamis: It's in tribal DNA
- Alaska's Pebble Mine will spell trouble for Northwest salmon
- The Daily Troll: Metro Transit rescue try. Warning shot on coal. Bill Gates, get back to Redmond.
- Tankers, barges and trains, Oh my!
- Brighter outlook but no assurances for progressives in the coal port war
- The Daily Troll: Political Reddit rodeo. Boeing's hush-hush talks. Goat anarchy contained.
- More money pours into Whatcom election coal fight
- How the big money ended up opposing coal ports