Groups from the Olympic Peninsula to Spokane and Bellingham to the Tri-Cities are suddenly faced with large fractions of their budgets disappearing – money largely dedicated to helping citizens understand toxic-waste cleanups and how to control pollution.
A kerfuffle at an April meeting of the Council of Forest Trust Land Counties has at least one environmental group calling foul, the council’s chairman chastised, and a handful of state forestry leaders ensnared in a legal quagmire that’s hiding behind war-font headlines.
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Seattle is running out of open space. The city is abandoning its goals for green space and turning to “pavement parks.”
Mayor to announce overdue plan to protect minorities and low-income people
Are barges that haul crude oil across Puget Sound a bigger risk now than oil trains?
$4.50 per building permit buys some action on climate change. But is it enough?