Washington State Department of Ecology http://nwpr.org en Washington State Slaps Fine For Mishandled Waste At Hanford http://nwpr.org/post/washington-state-slaps-fine-mishandled-waste-hanford <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/012414AK_Hanfordfine_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Over the last several years, Hanford Nuclear Reservation managers have mishandled barrels and boxes of hazardous and radioactive waste in the central part of the site.<p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:02:17 +0000 Anna King 40456 at http://nwpr.org Washington State Slaps Fine For Mishandled Waste At Hanford Deal Struck To Preserve Peninsula Shoreline And Forestland http://nwpr.org/post/deal-struck-preserve-peninsula-shoreline-and-forestland <p>A 535 acre chunk of Washington’s Kitsap Peninsula will be protected from future development under a 4.5 million dollar deal, announced Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 01:24:47 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 28405 at http://nwpr.org Deal Struck To Preserve Peninsula Shoreline And Forestland New Stormwater Regulations Promote Low Impact Development http://nwpr.org/post/new-stormwater-regulations-promote-low-impact-development <p>Polluted stormwater runoff is the number one threat to clean water in the populated parts of the Northwest. Wednesday, the Washington State Department of Ecology issued new permits to manage the problem. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 23:30:02 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 12607 at http://nwpr.org