Saturday, July 2, 2022

Tag: Washington state

Washington state AG sues EPA for repealing state’s water quality standards,...

“Trump’s EPA cannot change important water quality protections at the whim of industry interests. It’s not only disruptive to Washington’s environmental efforts over the past two years, it’s a clear violation of the Clean Water Act.

Wildfires choke Washington State’s air, delaying flights and trash collection

"Wildfire smoke has the potential to significantly impact air quality, as we've seen over the past few summers."

Supreme Court affirms Native American treaty rights to harvest salmon

The decision upholds 19th century promises and should increase the number of fish for everyone.

Rolling Up Some Common Sense with Willie Nelson

With legalization in some states, the prohibition on marijuana has ended and Willie Nelson is leading the way for weed quality and social responsibility with his own brand.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?