Environment

Environment
3:01 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Confirmation hearing for Sally Jewell

Northwest native Sally Jewell faced nearly three hours of questions at a hearing in Washington DC on her nomination to become the next US Secretary of the Interior. If confirmed, she said she’d take a balanced approach to protecting ecosystems while expanding energy production on public lands.

As CEO of REI, Jewell has strong credentials as an environmentalist. Some say – too strong.

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Environment
5:07 pm
Sun November 4, 2012

Killing of Puget Sound octopus for 'art project' angers divers

Originally published on Sun November 4, 2012 4:15 pm

A different kind of storm hit the Pacific Northwest this past week when a local diver was seen hauling a giant Pacific octopus from a popular diving area in Puget Sound in Seattle.

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