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  1. Washington's oil industry gears up for fight against new carbon pricing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Supporters of a ballot measure to create a new carbon "fee" in Washington submitted 377,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office this week, which should be more than enough for the initiative to qualify for the November ballot. But while upporters have donated more than $2 million dollars for the campaign, energy companies have pledged $250,000 to defeat it.

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  2. Atlantic Salmon Farms Banned, 7 Months After Great Fish EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The move comes eight months after an ill-fated fish farm near Anacortes started to come undone in a strong current on an otherwise calm summer day. The floating farm, owned by New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke Aquaculture, tore apart a month later, letting as many as 250,000 Atlantic salmon escape into Puget Sound.

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  3. Atlantic salmon farms banned, 8 months after great fish escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The move comes eight months after an ill-fated fish farm near Anacortes started to come undone in a strong current on an otherwise calm summer day. The floating farm, owned by New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke Aquaculture, tore apart a month later, letting as many as 250,000 Atlantic salmon escape into Puget Sound.

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  4. How bad is it? 'Even worse than you think,' says authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Journalist David Cay Johnston has known and reported on President Donald Trump for nearly 30 years. When they first met in Atlantic City, Johnston says he recognized Trump as "the P.T. Barnum of our age."

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  5. How bad is it? David Cay Johnston says 'even worse than you think.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Journalist David Cay Johnston has known and reported on President Donald Trump for nearly 30 years. When they first met, in Atlantic City, Johnston says he recognized Trump as "the P.T. Barnum of our age."

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  6. Remember NAFTA? It might keep Atlantic salmon farms in Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Canadian owner of an Atlantic salmon farm that collapsed last summer near Anacortes vows to use the North American Free Trade Agreement to save its fish farms in Puget Sound. New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke Aquaculture says it will pursue mandatory arbitration under NAFTA if the Washington legislature tries to phase out Atlantic salmon farming.

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  7. Canadian firm vows to use NAFTA to keep farming Atlantic salmon in Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Canadian owner of an Atlantic salmon farm that collapsed last summer near Anacortes vows to use the North American Free Trade Agreement to save its fish farms in Puget Sound. New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke Aquaculture says it will pursue mandatory arbitration under NAFTA if the Washington legislature tries to phase out Atlantic salmon farming.

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  8. Washington State House Votes To Ban Atlantic Salmon FarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Washington House has voted to phase out farming of non-native fish in state waters, drawing the end of Atlantic salmon farming in Puget Sound one step closer. Both bills let existing salmon farms keep operating only until their current leases run out, in the next four to seven years.

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  9. Washington state moves closer to banning Atlantic salmon farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Washington House of Representatives has voted to phase out farming of non-native fish in state waters, drawing the end of Atlantic salmon farming in Puget Sound one step closer. Both bills let existing salmon farms keep operating only until their current leases run out, in the next four to seven years.

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  10. Washington state House votes to ban Atlantic salmon farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Washington House of Representatives has voted to phase out farming of non-native fish in state waters, drawing the end of Atlantic salmon farming in Puget Sound one step closer. Both bills let existing salmon farms keep operating only until their current leases run out, in the next 4 to 7 years.

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  11. Atlantic Salmon Grower Calls Effort to Ban Fish Farms In Puget Sound 'Foolishness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The head of Cooke Aquaculture says he's furious about "scare tactics" that he says are driving a push to end Atlantic salmon farming in Puget Sound. The Washington Senate voted 35-12 Thursday to phase out aquatic leases for net pens holding non-native fish.

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  12. Washington State Terminates Lease For Atlantic Salmon Farm In Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Drone view of collapsed Cypress Island net pens, which resulted in the escape of more than 200,000 non-native Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound. Over the weekend, Washington state tightened the screws-again-on an Atlantic salmon farming operation.

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  13. Washington State Terminates Lease For Atlantic Salmon Fish Farm In North Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Drone view of collapsed Cypress Island net pens, which resulted in the escape of more than 200,000 non-native Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound. Over the weekend, Washington state tightened the screws-again-on an Atlantic salmon fish farming operation.

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  14. 250,000 Farmed Salmon Escaped Because Of Company's Neglect: InvestigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Far more farmed salmon escaped from a collapsed net pen in Puget Sound than was first reported, according to a just-finished state investigation that lays much of the blame on the fish farm's operator. On Tuesday, three Washington state agencies released their investigation into what happened when the Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm collapsed last August on Cypress Island north of Anacortes.

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  15. 'Fouling' creatures are new suspects in great Atlantic salmon escapeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Washington state officials are looking at some new suspects in the collapse of an Atlantic salmon farm: sea creatures clogging the floating structure's nets. Nets from the fish farm off Cypress Island were heavy with marine life like mussels, sea anemones and algae, according to eyewitness accounts and underwater videos obtained by KUOW.

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  16. New suspects in that Atlantic salmon farm collapse: 'fouling' sea creaturesRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    State officials are looking at some new suspects in the collapse of an Atlantic salmon farm: sea creatures clogging the floating structure's nets. Nets from the fish farm off Cypress Island were heavy with marine life like mussels, sea anemones and algae, according to eyewitness accounts and underwater videos obtained by KUOW.

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  17. Washington Orders Atlantic Salmon Farm To Shut Down After Finding 'Serious Safety Problems'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    More trouble for the Canadian company that let 160,000 of its Atlantic salmon escape into Puget Sound this summer: Washington state officials announced Sunday that they had terminated Cooke Aquaculture's lease for its fish farm in Port Angeles after finding "serious safety problems" there. In an emailed response, Cooke vice president Joel Richardson said the multinational company will use "all means at our disposal to protect our ability to continue to operate at this farm site."

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  18. State orders Atlantic salmon farm to shut down after finding 'serious safety problems'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Port Angeles' Ediz Hook, with Cooke's rectangular net-pen structures, housing about 700,000 Atlantic salmon, at lower left. More trouble for the Canadian company that let 160,000 of its Atlantic salmon escape into Puget Sound this summer: Washington state officials announced Sunday that they had terminated Cooke Aquaculture's lease for its fish farm in Port Angeles after finding "serious safety problems" there.

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  19. County approves permit for Anacortes Refinery expansion despite ecological concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Skagit County Hearing Examiner has approved a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit for a proposed oil refinery expansion. The Andeavor Anacortes Refinery, formerly under the name Tesoro, has proposed upgrades to the facility to help meet new federal gasoline emissions regulations.

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  20. So your cat is stuck in a tree - again. Here's what to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Shaun Sears, owner of Canopy Cat Rescue , and his brother-in-law Tom Otto have rescued hundreds of cats from trees since launching their nonprofot in 2009. 1) Don't leave food out.

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