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Should a Washington utility prop up a polluting Montana power plant?
Puget Sound Energy buys the most energy from the Colstrip plant in Montana, now ordered to clean up
Why railroads want coal exports
The rail industry would benefit from global export terminals
Who really imports U.S. coal, and other facts about coal exports
Charts to help you understand coal's global movements
How coal is already congesting Washington's railways
Data show coal exports would overload rail system
Breaching the Elwha dams: A time lapse video
What it looks like to free a salmon river after a century
This is your brain on climate change
How our brain forms beliefs -- and disbeliefs
Why Washington's only coal-fired power plant is having a bad year
Which is good news for emissions
How troubling is ocean acidification?
Troubling enough to possibly devastate the fishing economy
The climate impact of coal exports
Will sending coal to China increase pollution?
To Drill or Not to Drill is Not the Only Question
We may worship the derrick less than polls and reporting suggest
Should oil refiners disclose more health and safety info?
Workers stand up to Tesoro and others
Moving Washington beyond coal
What does a coal-free future look like?
It's Raining Rain Gardens
New campaign sprouts Northwest rain gardens.
EPA Reports Massive Drop in US Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Report shows a 21 percent per capita drop over a single decade
Washington runoff causes stormwater stomachaches
Polluted runoff can make you sick sick sick.
Washington's bill of (coal-free) health
State likely to phase out only coal-fired power plant
Leave it to beaver?
Can natural dams help prevent damage from climate change?
Another Tesoro Flare-Up
One more black mark for a black hat oil company.
What does this week mean for Northwest climate policy?
A look at the elections and other events.
Beyond Boardman
How we replace coal plants is as important as when they close.
The organic growth of Portland's green roofs
How'd they do it?
The Goliath of beets
It's not every day that Monsanto gets shut down in court.
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