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EPA moves ahead with a new water rule for state

By PHUONG LE

Cities, counties and businesses say technology isn't available to meet stricter rules, and it could cost billions with little or no benefit.



Officials hope fiber can replace coal in Kentucky

By ADAM BEAM

A team led by the Australian firm Macquarie Group will build a $324 million fiber network that is designed to bring tech jobs and services to poor, rural areas.


State sues over Hanford tank safety

Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. This time the state is suing over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste storage tanks.


$10M in grants offered to fix railroad crossings

The grants would pay for improvements along rail routes that transport flammable fuels.


State's largest fire is 45% contained

Firefighters are starting to get a handle on two giant wildfires burning in northcentral Washington.


Sequim farms will get reclaimed water

A Sequim pilot program to pump reclaimed water into Bell Creek will also provide irrigation to a local farm during drier times.


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The new home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers has achieved LEED Gold status, a first for an NFL stadium.



Crews cleared trails, spread ground cover and performed light yard work.


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