Peter Goldmark http://kplu.org en Gov. Gregoire announces next steps on ocean acidification http://kplu.org/post/gov-gregoire-announces-next-steps-ocean-acidification <p>SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed <a href="http://www.governor.wa.gov/execorders/eo_12-07.pdf">an executive order</a> directing state officials to work on the problem of ocean acidification.</p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:49:03 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7207 at http://kplu.org Gov. Gregoire announces next steps on ocean acidification An under-used resource in Washington: forest biomass http://kplu.org/post/under-used-resource-washington-forest-biomass <p>Renewable energy is growing on trees in Washington &ndash; and right now, much of it is going up in smoke.</p><p>That&rsquo;s the word from Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark, who has just released the results of <a href="http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ResearchScience/Topics/OtherConservationInformation/Pages/cc_forest_biomass_assessment.aspx">a study on forest biomass.</a></p><p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:48:29 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4427 at http://kplu.org An under-used resource in Washington: forest biomass Tuesday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/tuesday-mornings-headlines-11 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><ul><li><b>Seattle Hostages, Two Others Killed by Somali Pirates</b></li><li><b>Snow in the Forecast</b></li><li><b>Higher Logging Fees Needed: Lands Commissioner</b></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><b>Two From Seattle Killed by Pirates</b></p><p>A Seattle couple sailing around the world were <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/us-military-seattle-couple-among-four-killed-somali-pirates">among four Americans killed by their Somali captors</a> aboard their yacht today, according to a U.S. military statement. The four were captured last Friday.</p><p> Tue, 22 Feb 2011 14:42:15 +0000 KPLU News Staff 840 at http://kplu.org Goldmark promotes plan to make jet fuel from wood waste http://kplu.org/post/goldmark-promotes-plan-make-jet-fuel-wood-waste <p>Washington Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark says he'll propose legislation to promote making aviation fuel out of wood waste.</p><p>Goldmark told the Pacific West Biomass Conference in Seattle on Tuesday that he wants to start a pilot project to make jet fuel as part of the Department of Natural Resources' forest biomass program.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:48:16 +0000 KPLU News Staff 516 at http://kplu.org