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UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

House passes tougher greenhouse gas emissions targets

Washington state would set more aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under a bill that passed the House.


Envoy says U.S. to keep fighting greenhouse gas emissions

The United States is still committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord fighting global warming, the top U.S. …


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.”


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …