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Effort begins to stop Washington's move away from natural gas

Effort begins to stop Washington's move away from natural gas

Backers of a new initiative have started gathering signatures to halt Washington's push to phase out natural gas use in buildings.

Jerry Cornfield reports for Washington State Standard.

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Quinault Indian Nation plans relocation to combat flooding

Quinault Indian Nation plans relocation to combat flooding

The Quinault Indian Nation in Washington State is relocating Taholah village to higher ground to mitigate flood risks exacerbated by climate change.

Mark Trahant and Stewart Huntington report for ICT.

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Washington enacts an ambitious carbon emissions strategy
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Washington enacts an ambitious carbon emissions strategy

Exploring Washington's new cap-and-trade program reveals complexity and contention.

Natalia Mesa reports for High Country News.

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Washington's climate law faces repeal challenge despite oil industry's support

Washington state's cap-and-trade program, backed by major oil companies, is now threatened by a repeal initiative led by a hedge-fund manager.

Kate Yoder reports for Grist.

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Washington's solar projects: a threat to tribal heritage?

The Badger Mountain solar project highlights significant gaps in Washington's permitting system, raising concerns among tribal nations about the preservation of their cultural heritage.

B. “Toastie” Oaster reports for HIgh Country News in partnership with ProPublica.

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Washington is leaving tribal cultural resources at the mercy of solar developers

The Badger Mountain solar project reveals gaps in the state’s permitting system that tribal nations say perpetuates a legacy of “cultural genocide.”

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Welcoming relatives home

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville in Washington State are restoring the lands and species of their traditional ecological community.
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