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UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:58 a.m.

Washington Supreme Court weighs greenhouse gas rules

The Washington Supreme Court hears arguments on greenhouse gas emissions rules adopted by the state Department of Ecology.


4 initiative drives could turn in signatures next week

Four initiative petition drives may have enough signatures to make the ballot, secretary of state’s office says.


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 …


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.


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …