Army Corps of Engineer http://kplu.org en Homeowners at Odds with Gov't Agencies over Dredging, Disposal http://kplu.org/post/homeowners-odds-govt-agencies-over-dredging-disposal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some residents in the Olympia area are concerned about dredged materials being disposed of in the Puget Sound.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They say the Department of Natural Resources&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is failing to protect underwater ecology at the same time that state and federal governments are spending millions on cleanup.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 11580 at http://kplu.org Homeowners at Odds with Gov't Agencies over Dredging, Disposal Hearings Begin in Environmental Review of Longview Coal Terminal http://kplu.org/post/hearings-begin-environmental-review-longview-coal-terminal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scoping hearings begin tomorrow on </span><a href="http://www.ecy.wa.gov/geographic/millennium/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">a proposed coal export terminal in Longview, </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">near the Columbia River. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s one of two Washington terminals that would ship coal from the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming to Asia.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:02:28 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10027 at http://kplu.org Hearings Begin in Environmental Review of Longview Coal Terminal Army Corps: No environmental study for Northwest coal terminals http://kplu.org/post/army-corps-no-environmental-study-northwest-coal-terminals <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has dealt a big blow to environmental groups fighting proposed coal export terminals in the Northwest.</span></p><p>During testimony before Congress, an official with the agency said the Corps is not planning a broad environmental study on the impact of coal exports, meaning the proposed terminals' effects on climate change won’t be considered during the review process.</p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 22:52:33 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9094 at http://kplu.org Army Corps: No environmental study for Northwest coal terminals Earthday founder reflects on environmental activism in Obama’s second term http://kplu.org/post/earthday-founder-reflects-environmental-activism-obama-s-second-term <p>Though they say it’s better than any Republican alternative, many activists have been disappointed in the environmental policies of the Obama administration.</p><p>Now that the election’s over, we caught up with one of the state’s most prominent environmental thinkers to get his take on what’s in store for the next four years.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7149 at http://kplu.org Earthday founder reflects on environmental activism in Obama’s second term Snake, Columbia dams to open after long closure http://kplu.org/post/snake-columbia-dams-open-after-long-closure <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-957409.mp3</p><p>The dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers will open for barge traffic soon. Locks were closed for several months during repairs.</p><p> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 07:07:13 +0000 Anna King 992 at http://kplu.org Snake, Columbia dams to open after long closure