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Landslide season arriving in Seattle

By JOURNAL STAFF

Thanks to a soggy October, the city may have already crossed the official U.S. Geological Survey landslide threshold for the first time this year.



SeaTac artwork on endangered list

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Cultural Landscape Foundation says an environmental art piece fashioned from a gravel pit in the city of SeaTac is one of 11 land-based artworks that is threatened with demolition, neglect, poor maintenance, vandalism and lack of funding.


Report finds problem with nuclear vapors at Hanford

By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS

Dozens of workers in the past year have reported smelling vapors and then becoming ill after working around underground storage tanks.


State charges man for altering river

By JOURNAL STAFF

The state Attorney General's Office filed three misdemeanor charges this week against a Mason County man accused of using heavy machinery to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River near his home without any permits.


Voters deciding on billions for conservation

By JASON DEAREN

Nationwide, it adds up to more than $15.7 billion overall in taxes and bonds for land and water conservation.


Japan's post-Fukushima green boom fizzles

By YURI KAGEYAMA

The green boom is turning into a fiasco as the cost proves prohibitive and utilities prepare to put some nuclear reactors back online.


New Alaska library is filled with rocks

The Geologic Materials Center opened Wednesday, offering oil and gas developers a place to learn about the geology of areas they want to explore.


Police search site of illegal hash oil lab

Police in Puyallup say they have served search warrants on several buildings, including one housing what they call an unlawful marijuana growing operation and hash oil extraction lab.


Chemical company to build $1.4B fertilizer plant in Illinois

About 2,000 construction jobs are expected to be created while the plant is being built.


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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.

Crews were filming an episode of the new TV series “The Man in the High Castle,” which lays out a scenario that Germany and Japan won WW II.

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