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July 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Dumping Toxic Coal Ash Threatens the Great Lakes

Irresponsible and unregulated coal ash dumping is robbing current and future generations of their main source of fresh water and their ability to enjoy the outdoors, while also causing devastating health effects.

July 2, 2015 | Blog Post

5 Species Starved for Rain

With the sixth mass extinction upon us, we explore how the drought is devastating five species across the western United States.

June 30, 2015 | Blog Post

Broken Laws and Public Trust in Seattle

Shell and its Arctic drilling rig, the Polar Pioneer, have already run roughshod over Washington state and Seattle laws—and they plan to come back this November for round two.

June 29, 2015 | Feature

The Battle for Seattle

Seattleites cry out “Shell No!” as Shell Oil tries to set up shop in the Emerald City’s waters during its Arctic drilling off-season.


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