WSU will study climate change risks
By JOURNAL STAFF
The U.S. Department of Defense gave Washington State University Tri-Cities a four-year, $994,000 contract to study risks posed by climate change to defense facilities.
Plum Creek's ‘green' lumber challenged
A watchdog group is challenging the environmentally friendly “green lumber” certification for Plum Creek Timberlands, one of the nation's biggest landowners and timber producers.
Gas pipeline office closing in Alaska
The office of the federal coordinator for Alaska gas pipeline projects is shutting down after not being included in the budget bill that Congress recently passed.