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In the rush to ship energy to Asia from Washington and Oregon, more fossil fuels are being pushed.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
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With new shipments of oil running through Washington and British Columbia's waters, volunteers hope to get a handle on where any spill might flow.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
BNSF and the fire department have made preparations, but access to some tracks, particularly under downtown, might be difficult.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
Whatcom County and the state's ecology department added the two controversial questions to the proposed coal terminal's environmental impact study.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
A study for community organizations warns that more rail traffic could be bad for the economy.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Both sides claim victory as Washington and Oregon act on two coal port proposals.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
The Republican-dominated Senate and the Democratic House agree there is a need for action. But they differ on strategies.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The Obama administration's position is a mystery for those worried about Washington state becoming an energy pipeline to Asia.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
A Mexican business magnate puts 'substantial new capital' into the ownership group behind the proposal.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
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Adam Kline leaving state Senate. Machinists set to vote again. Looking back on McGinn.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Dueling gun initiatives: the petition edition.READ MORE 9 COMMENTS
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If more oil train traffic in WA is inevitable, how should communities respond?
This Thursday, members of the Hoquiam community will be able to respond to an environmental review of planned crude oil terminals in Grays Harbor County.
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