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Oregon landfill expanding system that turns Seattle trash to power


Waste Management is doubling capacity at its landfill gas power plant south of Arlington, generating more energy for homes and businesses 260 miles away in Seattle.

Kauri uses special wall panels to build Hyatt on a tight spot


A tight site near the elevated monorail track led Kauri Investments to try a new system of panelized walls to build the Hyatt House at Fifth Avenue and Broad Street.

Firms seek a license for $65B LNG project


Preliminary engineering and design is under way for a mega-project that would export natural gas from Alaska for 30 years.

Higher fees or new approaches needed to get more affordable housing: report


Two consulting firms released reports yesterday that could play a big role in the debate over how the city gets developers to build more affordable housing.

New Orleans first U.S. city to turn butts into boards


New Orleans will be paid $4 for each pound of cigarette waste, which will be cleaned and used to make plastic lumber and shipping pallets.

Gas line breaks in Ore. prompt new warnings


State law requires excavators to contact the Oregon Utility Notification Center to request location services at least two days before digging.

North Pole refinery owner loses latest cleanup battle

A North Pole refinery owner has lost its latest challenge in a long-running attempt to get a petroleum company to pay for groundwater contamination that contributed to the refinery's closure.

Kentucky town opens a city-run gas station


Supporters hope it will lower gas costs in the area; critics call it a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

Old anchor heading for rehab in Texas

An anchor recovered from Puget Sound north of Seattle and believed to be more than 200 years old has reached Texas A&M University for restoration.

New head for Seattle Corps of Engineers

Colonel John G. Buck took over command on Friday.

Worker dies in fall at Bellevue job site

A construction worker has died in a fall at a building under construction at Bellevue College.

Bumpy ride to recovery for private jet industry


Sales at the high end — jets costing $26 million or more — have driven the recovery. Sales of lower priced jets are still struggling.

White River lowered for dam repair work

ater flow on the White River will be reduced for the next few days to enable the Army Corps of Engineers to do some repairs around the Mud Mountain Dam.

Yellowstone ranch comments extended

The National Park Service is accepting more public comment on proposed infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in Yellowstone National Park.

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From the AGC Building in South Lake Union, you can see 18 construction cranes.

The bestselling author and former UW prof presents the theory, practices and complexities of sustainable design.

From the AGC Building in South Lake Union, you can see 18 construction cranes.

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