September 18, 2018 Statement for Carbon Free Thurston WFSE Local 443 The City Councils of Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey and the Thurston County Commissioners have agreed to collaborate on developing and implementing a regional climate mitigation plan that will meet the recently adopted goals of reducing county-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 45% below 2015 levels…

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Environmental reporter Christopher Dunagan discusses the challenges of protecting Puget Sound and all things water-related. Puget Sound Partnership has honed its high-level game plan for restoring the Puget Sound ecosystem, including a sharp focus on 10 “vital signs” of ecological health. The newly released draft of the Puget Sound Action Agenda has endorsed more than…

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Karen and I bought a new Kia Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) a month ago.  We just passed the 1,000 mile mark. A few thoughts on this are worth sharing. First and foremost, the 26 miles of electric range has proven to be all we need for around-town driving.  And, if we run around…

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