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Fog Advisory For Puget Sound: 5 Things To Know - 23 Oct 2018
SEATTLE, WA - A dense fog advisory for Puget Sound Tuesday morning means drive slowly, and pay extra attention to what pedestrians are doing. We've had morning fog intermittently for about two weeks, ...
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Foggy conditions to blame for 'stagnant' air, reduced air quality

Q13 FOX - 23 Oct 2018
SEATTLE -- The fog that settled across Washington state overnight overstayed its welcome, trapping pollutants under it and reducing air quality. Q13 Meteorologist Katie Boer says air quality in some areas of the Puget Sound is moderate to unhealthy for ...
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Groups plan new lawsuit over Fairbanks-area air pollution

The Seattle Times - 11 Oct 2018
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Environmental groups say they are planning another lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to push action in addressing air pollution in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. The nonprofit environmental law firm ...
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Air quality deteriorates in Tri-Cities. No relief forecast soon

Tri-City Herald - 19 Oct 2018
Air quality deteriorated Thursday in the Tri-Cities and could get worse. The National Weather Service issued an air stagnation advisory from Thursday morning through 10 a.m. Tuesday for most of central and eastern Washington. Cold air trapped under ...
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Marten Law Expands Regulatory Practice in Seattle

Associated Press (press release) (blog) - 23 Oct 2018
The firm's team of lawyers include recognized authorities in siting energy facilities, regulation and litigation arising under the environmental laws, resolving enforcement actions, air quality, hazardous and solid waste matters, water resources and ...
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Strong winds kick up a storm of ash, dust on Mount St. Helens

The Seattle Times - 14 Oct 2018
Areas west of the mountain as far out as Washington's southwestern Pacific coast had reported a decline in air quality Sunday morning, dropping to “moderate” from “good,” according to An air-quality measurement station in Raymond, Pacific ...
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Fog causes delays, canceled flights at Sea-Tac Airport - 23 Oct 2018
Also see | Puget Sound air quality worsens during widespread fog. Alaska is certainly not alone as lines at the airport were long, with waits of around 30 minutes, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The goal is to get ...
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Fact-checking President Trump on migrants, Saudis, Hispanic vote

The Seattle Times - 22 Oct 2018
The number of days when the air quality index was unhealthy was 729 in 2017. The number of days is higher than a year because it counts each city's unhealthy reading on a certain day as one and there are numerous cities involved. Last year's level was ...
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EPA's reversal of environmental protections veers badly off course

The Seattle Times - 24 Sep 2018
However, everyone who lives here wants air that's safe to breathe, water that's safe to drink and a stable climate. That has never been more evident than in recent months as we have seen climate-worsened wildfires bringing some of the worst air quality ...
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I-1631 Could Save Lives and Improve Health by Reducing Pollution

Sightline Institute - 16 Oct 2018
This summer, people in Seattle were choking on haze due to wildfires and the area experienced some of the worst air quality in the world—Seattle is one of only four cities in the United States that experienced more spikes in PM 2.5 from 2014 to 2016 ...
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Volkswagen offers more incentives to unload old diesels

The Seattle Times - 18 Oct 2018
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen says it is offering more incentives to trade in older diesel models in an effort to improve air quality. The company said Thursday it would offer trade-in incentives for people who want to replace ...

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