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Washington Governor Inslee Wants To Wean Utilities Off Coal

With an abundant supply of hydroelectric power, Washington state currently gets less than 14 percent of its electricity from coal.

Blast rocks Washington gas plant; 4 workers hurt

A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers, causing about 400 people to evacuate from nearby ...

Study a window into coal train air pollution

If you need another reason to oppose coal exports to China, take a look at some just-published research conducted by University of Washington atmospheric sciences ...

Seattle City Council calls for statewide moratorium on new oil train terminals

The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution calling for a statewide moratorium on new oil train terminals in Washington.

More refinery oversight south after Wash. blast

Federal officials are recommending tougher state and federal oversight of oil refineries after investigating a 2010 explosion and fire at a Tesoro Corp. refinery in ...

Things turn nasty in Olympia over climate change

CAP Counts 'Indirect Jobs' in green energy, ignores them for oil and gas

New low carbon fuel standards mired in cost debate

Sierra Club appeals board decision on coal plant extension

The Sierra Club is challenging a state decision giving an energy company extra time to install pollution controls at five coal-fired power plants. The Illinois ...

Sierra Club seeks review of Ill. pollution waiver

An environmental group filed an appeal Thursday of an Illinois board's decision granting Dynegy Inc. more time to install pollution controls at five coal-fired power ...