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Clean-tech: a decade of explosive growth with more to come

Clean-tech: a decade of explosive growth with more to come

Wind What a difference a decade makes. Once shunned as an industry only a tree-hugger could love, clean-tech has blossomed into an economic heavyweight, according to a report from research firm Clean Edge Inc.

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State weighs Millennium offer, but appeal likely to stand

The state Department of Ecology has "a considerable problem" with a settlement offer from Millennium Bulk Logistics to delay coal exports west of Longview but hasn't yet decided whether to accept it, an agency spokeswoman said Thursday.

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The U.S., China, and climate: Locke in the hot seat

The U.S., China, and climate:  Locke in the hot seat

When Gary Locke arrives in the birthplace of his parents to represent the United States, he comes with one of the greatest demonstrated commitments to climate and clean energy, and one of the most solid track records of accomplishment of any American political leader. We could not have a better representative in Beijing.

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Electric car charging stations expanding in Washington

Electric car charging stations expanding in Washington

"By the end of this year, we'll have installed 1,200 charging stations throughout central Puget Sound, Olympia areas," Rich Feldman with ECOtality said Monday. His company is working with a federal-private partnership to rapidly expand the number of charging stations in Western Washington.

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Transitioning Washington off coal and investing in the community

Transitioning Washington off coal and investing in the community

One area that I’m most excited about with the agreement with TransAlta to transition off coal: a requirement that TransAlta will invest tens of millions of dollars into creating new economic opportunities in Lewis County.

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