If this truly was a hearing for Spokane, by Spokane, we most certainly would have seen, and would have been right to expect to see presentations or statements from various response or regulatory agencies in the area who would be responsible if something were to happen in Spokane.
Conservation measures such as reducing the amount of potable water wasted on turf grass is a great start. Stormwater capture is another viable supply option we can explore that has positive environmental effects.
A consortium of investors, myopically focused on profit, want to build the Gateway Pacific Terminal, a carbon-trafficking behemoth that is among the most ominous new climate-killing proposals to hit the U.S. in the last century.
2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, an historic piece of legislation that turned the tide on our polluted waterways and began to hold big polluters accountable for their actions and impacts on the health of our communities.
PCBs cause serious health effects, including cancer. So how does a product that was banned for production in the U.S. in 1979 still find a way to interrupt the health and wellbeing of our nation's waterbodies and citizens?
I interviewed Kenny Loggins and Gary Burr of Blue Sky Riders about their thoughts on environmental issues prior to their upcoming performance at EcoWatch's fourth annual Green Gala on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum.
Earlier this week, a coalition of public health, wildlife, and conservation organizations filed a Clean Water Act lawsuit in an effort to compel the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a rule regarding the use of chemical oil dispersants.
Even a quick glance at Washington's water quality standards for toxic pollution shows a gross inequality between the weak limits on toxic pollution and the strong value of we place on serving fish for our families.