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30M gallons of raw sewage have poured into the sound since treatment plant failed

By PHUONG LE

Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's waste.



High costs to run old reactors speed up plant closings; bad news for small towns

By JOHN SEEWER

Some utilities are helping to ease the sudden loss of jobs and tax revenues, but towns in out of the way places rely heavily on the plants.

Ahoy, justices! Floating home case winner back to high court

By CURT ANDERSON

Four years ago, Fane Lozman won an improbable longshot victory when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with him that his floating home was a house, not a vessel subject to seizure by a Florida city.


Study predicts significant erosion on Southern Cal beaches by 2100

Researchers found that with limited human intervention, 31 percent to 67 percent of the beaches could vanish over the next eight decades.


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