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The U.S. Navy Is Poisoning Local Water Supplies Across the Nation With Toxic Chemicals

In hundreds of towns across America, citizens are becoming collateral damage. Washington State's Whidbey Island already has problems with inadequate water supplies. Located in Puget Sound, the residents have to face a long, dry summer with no aquifer replenishment and ongoing threats of saltwater intrusion. Show More Summary

Take a small-ship cruise to Washington state's tulip festival next spring

If facing winter makes you dream of spring, check out American Cruise Lines’ Tulip Festival cruises next April that will explore Washington state’s Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. The weeklong cruises visit the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Anacortes, Wash., where hundreds of acres...

Conservation Group Sues Cooke Aquaculture Over Salmon Release

Escaped fish have been found as far south as Puget Sound and as far north as Vancouver Island. by Katie Herzog Atlantic salmon/escape artist Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images On Monday, the Wild Fish Conservancy announced the group is filing a lawsuit against Cooke Aquaculture Pacific, LLC, for violating the Clean Water Act. Show More Summary

Seattle U overwhelms Div III Puget Sound in 121-70 win

Richaud Gittens scored a career-high 26 points, including four 3-pointers, to help propel Seattle U past NCAA Division III Puget Sound for a 121-70 win        

11-8-17 SRKWs in Puget Sound

This footage is from Nov 8th in Puget Sound. The whales were heading down toward Vashon Island at the time. Great video, over 8 minutes in length. At least some K and some L Pod whales were present...I just saw where one of the naturalists...Show More Summary

Reforming the Regional Growth Centers

Since the 1990s, Regional Growth Centers (RGCs) have played a central role in the growth strategy of the Puget Sound region. There are now 29, along with nine manufacturing/industrial centers (MICs) and other local or county- designated centers. Centers are a mechanism to focus growth and prioritize transportation investments. But the performance of centers is […]

Seattle Times Op-ED: “Commute like a Scandinavian in a (Tolled” Tunnel Under Puget Sound

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Navy Secretary: Resolving Shipyard Backlog Is Crucial

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer visited the Puget Sound area on Tuesday to visit Navy facilities.

Transit Hubs Attracting Density

As high-capacity transit expands across the region, new data shows transit communities are growing at double the rate of the region as a whole, according to the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC). The PSRC defines “transit communities” as areas one-quarter to one-half mile away from current or future (by 2041) high-capacity transit such as light […]

Sierra Club Criticizes Puget Sound Energy Over a "Repeal and Replace" Climate Plan

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Montana's coal-fired Colstrip power plant. David T. Hanson Puget Sound Energy, the private utility company that serves natural gas to Seattle and electricity to the rest of King County, has received praise for meeting and exceeding its carbon reduction targets under the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Show More Summary


I'm traveling today to the Puget Sound area to teach a workshop at the Write on the Sound conference in Edmonds, WA. It's one of my favorite conferences, small and intimate. The workshop is the killer first page session, also...

$15 Minimum Wage Failed to Prevent Staffing Crisis in Seattle's Restaurants

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Looks like help is really needed here... Charles Mudede Coral Garnick of Puget Sound Business Journal reports that the consensus of "a group of restaurateurs and executives who gathered for a panel last week hosted by Yelp and restaurant marketplace" is that the biggest crisis facing their businesses is not high wages. Show More Summary

9-29-17 Day 12 of J Pod Here in the Inland Waters

Friday, September 29th...on Thursday, the 28th, J Pod was in Puget Sound and the L Pod whales were on their way west......and then, on Friday morning, J Pod was leaving Puget Sound and heading...which way???...Up!...ever so started out as a calm morning...... Show More Summary

Company behind farmed fish escape to move more salmon

The company whose collapsed net pens released thousands of farmed Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound is planning to stock another marine facility off Bainbridge Island with a million juvenile fish … Click to Continue »

9-23-17 Take A Moment Let the Orca Draw You In

catch up on their whereabouts and then Take A Moment Monday - Saturday, September 18 - 23...J and L pods showed up unexpectedly in Puget Sound on Monday the 18th and stayed down in Puget Sound for most of Tuesday the 19th...trending north and feasting on salmon as they went (so the word was)......and then at 2:45 a.m. Show More Summary

Using mineralogy and higher-level taxonomy as indicators of species sensitivity to pH: a case-study of Puget Sound

Information on ecosystem sensitivity to global change can help guide management decisions. Here, we characterize the sensitivity of the Puget Sound ecosystem to ocean acidification by estimating, at a number of taxonomic levels, the direct sensitivity of its species. Show More Summary

Judge OKs lawsuit seeking better protection of Puget Sound

Washington's Department of Ecology faces the possibility of losing millions of dollars in federal money after a federal judge declined to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an Oregon-based environmental group. … Click to Continue »

As oceans acidify, shellfish farmers respond

Scientists collaborate to mitigate climate impacts in the Northwest Taylor Shellfish Farm’s Quilcene hatchery perches on a narrow peninsula that juts into the sinuous waterways of Washington’s Puget Sound. On the July day I visited, the hatchery and everything surrounding it seemed to drip with fecundity. Clouds banked over darkly forested hills on the opposite […]

9-18-17 It Rained!

Monday, September 18th...last night (Sunday) it rained...and this time it was more than just a sprinkle......this afternoon Southern Residents showed up in Puget Sound!...was it the rain that caused salmon to move in and therefore the...Show More Summary

Protest seeks shutdown of Atlantic salmon farms in Washington state

(Reuters) - Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean's Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salmon that they say threaten dwindling stocks of wild fish.

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