Stories tagged: Maia Bellon
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
State could use VW diesel settlement to boost electric vehicles
A state agency wants to take some $113 million Washington will receive from Volkswagen for dirty diesel engines and use it to boost the use of vehicles that produce less …
Thu., Sept. 24, 2015, 12:16 p.m.
Drought not over, state officials say
Don’t let a bit of rain in the last few weeks fool you. Washington remains in a drought, state officials said Thursday.
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015
Washington state rules target greenhouse gases
Some of Washington’s largest polluters will have to cut back greenhouse emissions under new rules state officials are developing. The rules would target about 35 industrial facilities jointly responsible for …
Sat., May 16, 2015
Gov. Inslee declares drought emergency throughout Washington state
OLYMPIA – Washington has a statewide drought emergency that will likely lead some farmers to go without water for their crops and some small water districts to look at reductions …
Fri., May 15, 2015, 11:42 a.m.
Drought emergency for all of Washington
OLYMPIA — Washington has a statewide drought emergency that will likely lead to some farmers going without water for their crops and some small water districts looking at reductions for …
Sat., April 18, 2015
Worsening drought prompts emergency declaration from Inslee
OLYMPIA – Nearly half of Washington is expected to face hardships due to worsening drought and snowpack conditions, and state officials say they are on the lookout for problems across …
Sat., March 14, 2015
Mild winter yields low snowpack, water reserves
OLYMPIA – There’s a big downside to the relatively mild winter with more rain than snow that most of Washington experienced, and it’s not for skiers and snowboarders. Parts of …
Sat., June 22, 2013
Inslee: Speed up Hanford cleanup
Gov. Jay Inslee called for the federal government to speed up plans to clean up nuclear waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation after reports that highly radioactive liquid may have …