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City suspends fines for food in garbage

Seattle residents who toss food waste in the trash won't be fined starting July 1 as initially proposed.

Workers use remote-controlled crane to remove 52 'pencil' tanks at Hanford


The tanks ranged in size from 3 feet to 22 feet long and were pointed at the end to prevent the buildup of plutonium.

Scientists: 143M in U.S. live in quake-prone areas

That's because more people have moved into the quake-prone West Coast and some quake zones were recently expanded, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey.

Wanapum Dam fix: $86.5M

That total is about $25 million over the original estimate of $61 million for repairs, mitigation and lost revenue due to the need to lower the water levels behind the dam.

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Herrera is testing to see whether new soil mixes can remove more heavy metals and other pollutants from stormwater.

The UW won three awards and WSU won one at the regional Associated Schools of Construction student competition in Nevada.

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