Stories tagged: greenhouse gas emissions
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Exxon and Shell step up to defend Paris climate accord
As President Donald Trump contemplates whether to make good on his campaign promise to yank the United States out of the Paris climate accord, an unlikely lobbying force is hoping …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Environmental chief promises swift rollback of Obama-era rules
U.S. environmental chief Scott Pruitt unveiled plans to roll back at least three Obama-era rules at the EPA while vowing to give businesses “regulatory certainty.”
Thu., May 26, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Longview coal-terminal plan draws hundreds to all-day hearing in Spokane
A proposed coal-export terminal in Southwest Washington could eventually bring 16 more trains through Spokane each day.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
Hearing on coal-export terminal takes place Thursday in Spokane
Residents can weigh in on a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in Southwest Washington during a Thursday hearing in Spokane.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
U.S. proposal would cut methane emissions sharply
The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015, 3:35 p.m.
Climate change: Obama orders steeper cuts from power plants
Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead today with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
Washington’s top polluters reduce greenhouse gases by 8 percent
SEATTLE – Washington’s large sources of greenhouse gas emissions released in 2012 a total of 19.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases, about an 8 …
Tue., March 26, 2013
Emissions task force measure goes to Inslee
OLYMPIA – A measure championed by Gov. Jay Inslee to study the best practices for reducing greenhouse gas emissions passed the state House on Monday and heads next to the …
Sat., June 21, 2008
Greenhouse gases up sharply in Idaho
Idaho’s greenhouse gas emissions grew by 31 percent from 1990 to 2005, nearly twice as fast as the national average, according to the Gem State’s first comprehensive look at its …