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  • Climate change and air pollution impacts on children’s health

    Researchers: Air pollution and impacts from a changing climate are constant threats.

    Aug. 17, 2022

  • UN report: Risk of uncontrollable wildfires will rise and spread globally

    Extreme wildfires may increase 14 percent by 2030, even with deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.

    Feb. 23, 2022

  • Debunking 3 myths about air pollution

    Watch environmental journalist Beth Gardiner debunk three myths about air pollution.

    Apr. 11, 2021

  • People more likely to die on smoky days, new UW research says

    Local scientists are beginning to understand how smoke exposure affects mortality in the Northwest.

    Jan. 21, 2020

  • Study: Minorities breathe more pollution than they make

    Authors looked at pollution from highways, coal-fired power plants, hog farms, other sources.

    Mar. 13, 2019

  • Coast Guard seeks comments on establishing ship anchorages

    Comment period continues through Aug. 9; Samish Island residents concerned.

    Aug. 3, 2017

  • How climate change covered China in smog

    Weather, emissions combine to form a smothering blanket of air pollution.

    Mar. 21, 2017

  • VW pleads guilty in diesel emissions scandal

    Automaker agrees to pay $4.3 million in penalties, but actual costs could be much higher.

    Mar. 10, 2017

  • Skagit farm faces air quality penalty

    State agencies have taken separate actions against U.S. Golden Eagle Farms in Skagit County.

    Dec. 1, 2016

  • Study: North Cascades glaciers shrinking dramatically

    Skagit River watershed glaciers have lost enough ice to equal the size of the city of Mount Vernon.

    Nov. 21, 2016