Kevin Ranker http://nwpr.org en Washington To Consider Ocean Acidification Legislation http://nwpr.org/post/washington-consider-ocean-acidification-legislation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>In recent years, millions of larval oysters in Northwest hatcheries have died because the water has become too corrosive for them to form their shells.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington could be the first state in the country to introduce legislation to deal with the economic and environmental threats posed by ocean acidification.</span></p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:58:48 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 22470 at http://nwpr.org Washington To Consider Ocean Acidification Legislation Opening Prayer In Washington Senate Stirs Marriage Controversy http://nwpr.org/post/opening-prayer-washington-senate-stirs-marriage-controversy <p></p><p>On an already tense first day of session in the Washington State Senate, the opening prayer became a source of controversy. It had to do with the issue of same-sex marriage. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 01:28:28 +0000 Austin Jenkins 21173 at http://nwpr.org