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A Western Washington tribe today won a legal battle that will ensure more water stays in the Skagit River to help salmon and steelhead. The Washington Supreme Court ruled that a state agency overstepped its authority in allocating water for new development.

A series of public hearings on the Millennium coal export project in Longview, Washington begin Tuesday. New rules in China and declining coal prices worldwide are raising questions about whether the project will pan out.

Rancher Brings Pollution Battle To WA Supreme Court

Nov 14, 2012
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The Washington Supreme Court heard arguments today Tuesday that will decide how much control environmental regulators have over runoff pollution.