Tests show Puget Sound geoduck clams safe to eat

...testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted...state and federal agencies do not routinely test for arsenic in Puget Sound, but officials noted that a study in Poverty Bay in 2007...
Feds issue new rules to protect Puget Sound orcas

SEATTLE - Whale watchers in Puget Sound are going to have to look a little harder to see the region's...shortage of chinook salmon and water pollution, the agency says. The Puget Sound's southern resident orca population reached 97 whales in...
Drones track health of endangered orcas

SEATTLE - Federal biologists flying a drone have taken thousands of rich images of endangered Puget Sound orcas showing the whales are in good condition this year and that several appear to be pregnant.The drone flights over...
Review begins for Shell's proposed oil-by-rail project

...Washington state and Skagit County officials are beginning an environmental review of a proposed oil-by-rail project at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery near Anacortes.Royal Dutch Shell wants to build a rail spur from existing railroad tracks to handle about 60...
Algae threatens Dungeness season

...Washington coast over the summer, though crabbing continued in the Puget Sound.Matt Hunter, shellfish project leader with the is currently open in some parts of Alaska, Oregon and Puget Sound.In California, crab fisherman are bracing for a tough...
A conversation with John Straley

...novel, "The Big Both Ways," is based in 1935, when two characters - a former logger and an anarchist - make their way from Puget Sound to Alaska."You do want to do your best to (be) accurate," Straley said of historical fiction. "I've made mistakes...
Ted Stevens abandons plan to increase tankers in Puget Sound

...that could have loosened a law limiting oil tanker traffic in Puget Sound. The proposal would have changed key portions of the...number of oil tankers entering the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. The law, named after the late Sen. Warren Magnuson...
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

LOPEZ PASS, WA - Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Art deco ferry may head for Puget Sound 1/6/98

...aluminum butter dish, is seen during its Puget Sound heyday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE...FOUNDATION Art deco ferry may head for Puget Sound The Kalakala has a following...days are trying to bring her back to her Puget Sound home. ``I'd just like...
WSU regents to vote on tobacco-free campus

...College, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Seattle Pacific University, South Puget Sound Community College, Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla University and Wenatchee Valley College.According to...
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