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EPA accepting applications from Northwest states, tribes for millions in grants to cut pollution

State, local and tribal governments have until spring 2024 to apply for billions available under a federal program to cut pollution.
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Oregon cherry growers seek assistance from governor

Oregon cherry farmers are seeking access to critical resources and federal funding from state leaders amid a third bad crop season as a result of climate change.

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Councilperson calls for change as Suncor keeps violating rules

When Colorado's largest polluter spewed gases into the air this weekend, the state warned people to stay inside. That kind of warning is rare, but the Suncor refinery in Commerce City emitting gases that could make people sick isn't.

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Sunflower sea stars threatened, NOAA says

In Washington state, there are 33 endangered species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more than 7,000 around the world. Now, a starfish that lives along the Washington coast could be added to the list.

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Miami Beach hybrid reef could help Florida coasts battle climate change

A new manmade hybrid reef being tested off Miami Beach aims to do what climate change has increasingly foiled: provide a powerful protector to storm surge and rising seas hammering Florida’s shores.

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Can the 'slow flowers' movement make Valentine's Day sustainable?

Advocates shining a light on ecologically responsible bouquets want to do for the floral industry what locavorism did for food.
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How supermarket freezers are heating the planet, and how they could change

Climate-conscious shoppers may buy local food and try to cut packaging waste, but those efforts could be negated by potent greenhouse gases leaking from supermarket fridges.

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