Stories tagged: greenhouse gas
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Judge rules state can’t enforce Inslee order to cut greenhouse-gas emissions
Dealing a setback to Gov. Jay Inslee’s climate agenda, a judge has invalidated major portions of a state rule requiring greenhouse-gas cuts by refineries, fuel distributors and dozens of other …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 5 a.m.
California targets dairy cows to combat global warming
California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. The nation’s leading agricultural state is now targeting greenhouse gases produced by dairy cows and other livestock.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 1:01 p.m.
Washington limits greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters
Washington state adopted a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large carbon polluters, including potential impacts on Spokane’s Waste to Energy facility, joining a handful of other …
Tue., June 14, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
New data will help Colorado study health effects of fracking
New data on air pollution from fracking wells in Colorado will be a big help in assessing whether the emissions are harmful to human health, state officials say.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:04 p.m.
Bakken oil field leaks 275,000 tons of methane yearly, study says
The oil-producing region of North Dakota and Montana leaks 275,000 tons of methane annually, a significant amount of the greenhouse gas but less than previously believed, a study released Wednesday …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2015
New rules on fuels take aim at carbon
Washington is following the lead of other West Coast states in cutting greenhouse gas tailpipe emissions as part of the global effort to combat climate change. Emissions from cars and …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014, 12:53 p.m.
Washington’s greenhouse gas emissions dropping
SEATTLE (AP) — Greenhouse gas emissions in Washington state dropped by about 4.6 percent between 2010 and 2011, led by reductions in emissions from the electricity sector, a new state …
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., Oct. 15, 2013, 10:18 a.m.
High court will review EPA global warming rules
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed …
Fri., April 17, 2009, 9:18 a.m.
EPA moves toward regulating carbon dioxide
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare, taking the first step to …