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Companies contemplate using atmospheric carbon dioxide as the raw material for manufacturing.
As droughts intensify, ranchers and Native American tribes come together in Klamath Basin
A new agreement in the Klamath Basin promises to reduce water demand by ranchers and increase river restoration/economic development for the Klamath Tribes.
Developers ditch plan to build wave energy farm in Oregon
The potential developer, Ocean Power Technologies, says costs are too high to build the nation's first large-scale ocean wave power project off the Oregon coast.
Radiation from Fukushima disaster to hit coastlines soon
Though the radiation plume could hit the Pacific coastlines any time now, researchers stress that citizens shouldn't be too worried.
Cliff Mass: Update on snow patterns
Seattle snow lovers may be left out.
Idaho looks to spend $2 million to eliminate problem wolves
Supporters of the plan approved by the state House of Representatives say it will help maintain the wolf population.
Up to 2,000 gallons of oil spilled in Hood Canal
The Navy initially estimated 150 gallons of oil spilled Monday at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, but the Department of Ecology believes it's much more.
New U.S. climate hubs will connect farmers & scientists
The U.S. government is creating seven new climate hubs around the country, a combination of both online and offline networks to help farmers, foresters and other professions deal with climate change more effectively.
Ocean Acidification: Washington's on its own
Federal regulators mired down in the politics of climate change are unwilling and unable to address ocean acidification through policy. Can Washington state step in?
Western US pollution fueled by Chinese factories
Turns out, China is exporting more to the United States than electronics and cheap jeans. A new study links China's booming export economy to increasing pollution in the Western United States.
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