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Gov. Inslee meets with Energy Secretary Monday
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Gov. Inslee’s Strong Statement on Hanford Cleanup Meeting with Energy Secretary

Gov. Inslee released a statement after Monday's meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz about issues with the Hanford cleanup and VIT plant.

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DOE considering another pre-treatment facility at Hanford
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Dept. of Energy Considers Building Second Treatment Facility at Hanford

Besides the idea for a potential undergound storage pretreatment facility, the DOE Wednesday laid out possible plans for a second such facility.

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Controversy over green buildings
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Do Green Buildings Use Less Energy? New Study Says No

Washington D.C. has the highest number of what are called green energy certified buildings in the U.S. but the power bills are not going down.  What gives?

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Offshore oil rig
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Could Gov. Inslee Raise Gas Prices $1-Per-Gallon? Possible Executive Order on Low Carbon Fuel

According to legislators in Olympia, the governor and Department of Ecology are hinting at just that.

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Does Inslee consider carbon from Boeing jets ok, but other types bad?
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Gov. Inslee Wants to Reduce Carbon Emissions — Except Those From Boeing Airplanes

In what we think is an insightful, if not brilliant, assessment of Gov. Inslee's inconsistencies on environmental policy, the political blog Sound Politics has taken the governor to task on his carbon tax idea.

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Radioactive hot spots found on CA Coast
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Coastal Radioactive Hot Spots NOT Related to Fukushima Disaster, Say Experts

So what's causing Geiger Counters to post ratings off the scale on parts of the California Coast?

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Bladderpods will only be endangered on federal lands
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Bladderpod Plant Endangered Spieces Listing Won’t Affect Farmers – Only Applies to Federal Land

Score one for Franklin County farmers!

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New Clean Energy Institute to grab $6 million in state funding.
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State to Spend $6 Million Researching Batteries, Solar Energy

Gov. Jay Inslee officially opened the Clean Energy Institute -- created last summer by the governor and legislators -- at the University of Washington to study and explore solar and battery sources.

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Landfill Site
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Smoldering Fire Burning Underneath Pasco Landfill – Department of Ecology Monitoring Situation

The Washington State Department of Ecology said Tuesday they have been informed of what is called a "smoldering" fire burning underneath the Pasco Sanitary Landfill off Dietrich Road north of where Kahlotus Road intersects with Highway 12.

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Rush to ethanol destroying land, creating pollution
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Ethanol Production Destroying Millions of Acres of Land And Creating Pollution, Say Experts

Some call it the "dirty secret" of Obama's push for alternative fuels.

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