Washington

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Lummi tribal members burn a symbolic check at Cherry Point in 2012 expressing the tribe’s opposition to coal trains and development at these ancestral grounds. (Photo: Alan Berner/The Seattle Times)
In a move being hailed as a landmark victory for the climate movement, Pacific Northwest communities, and tribal members alike, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied federal permits for the largest proposed coal export terminal in North America. "This is big—for our climate, for clean air and water, for our future," declared Mary Anne...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The young activists suing the U.S. government over its role in climate change...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A leak at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state has prompted warnings of...