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More delays for $571M nuke waste plant in Idaho

Malfunctions with the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit continue to cause delays. It was supposed to open in 2012.



San Diego's $2.5B plan would turn sewer water into drinking water

By ELLIOT SPAGAT

About a third of the city's daily water supply, 83 million gallons, could be recycled by 2035 from the sewers.


2nd lawsuit planned over Hanford vapors

Hanford Challenge, along with United Association Local 598 and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, intend to sue the DOE and its contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions.


Italy tosses case where 3,000 died after asbestos contamination

The Court of Cassation ruled that the statute of limitations had expired in the environmental negligence case.


Work starts soon on $40B canal

China’s HKND Group will build the inter-oceanic canal.


Two groups call for Hanford nuke plant closure

They say the Columbia Generating Station should be closed because of worries about the storage pool that cools used nuclear fuel.


Mount Spokane ski expansion approved

Operators will get more land on the mountain’s northwest face to build a new lift and seven runs.


AT&T pays $24M to settle disposal case

The company also agreed to spend $28 million over the next five years to properly dispose of the waste, which includes batteries, electronic equipment and various gels and liquids.


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Recent “Champions of Sustainability” include Avista Corp. for its corporate headquarters. The next winner, The Allen Institute for Brain Science, will be honored at the November 2nd Seahawks game.

The nine-minute video details how several levels of government cooperated to move the repairs along.

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