Washington state denies sublease for coal export terminal

Washington state denies sublease for coal export terminal

Author: GENE JOHNSON / Source: Statesman Journal SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s outgoing public lands commissioner said Tuesday he is refusing to allow the state’s aquatic lands to be used for a major coal-export terminal along the Columbia River....
Solar power will cross a carbon threshold by 2018

Solar power will cross a carbon threshold by 2018

Author: Prachi Patel / Source: anthropocenemagazine.org Glinting solar panels have become the emblem of sustainability. Yet producing those silicon panels requires energy. So how green is solar power really? A new study shows that solar panels more than make...
Soil, water district names interim director

Soil, water district names interim director

Author: From staff reports / Source: The Wilson Times Veteran employee Ricky Hayes has been named Wilson County’s Soil and Water Conservation interim director. Hayes, who previously was a resource conservationist level II, replaced former director Sue...