climate change

Conservation Group Weighs Potential Carbon Tax Measure
SEATTLE (AP) — The Nature Conservancy in Washington state is weighing a potential ballot measure as early as 2018 to fight climate change.
The Seattle-based conservation group on Monday filed three possible initiatives to the people with the Secretary of State's Office...
Cuomo: NY Will Abide by Paris Accord Regardless of Trump
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his state will continue to abide by the Paris climate accord regardless of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the landmark 190-nation agreement to reduce carbon emissions.
The Democrat said Thursday that the Republican presi…
Climate Protesters in Chicago Target Trump Tower
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago and outside Trump Tower to demand action to prevent climate change and protect the environment.
Saturday's rain-soaked march coincided with hundreds of similar events across the U...
Nat’l Farmers Union Policy Positions; Ag Data Storage
**Farmers and ranchers participating in the National Farmers Union Anniversary Convention endorsed several farm bill provisions designed to shore up farm income while “vehemently” opposing any spending cuts and recommending additional spending to shore up the farm safety …
Jury Fails to Reach Verdict in Pipeline Disruption
MOUNT VERNON (AP) — A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of an Oregon man who tried to shut off an oil pipeline last year north of Seattle.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports the hung jury 60-year-old Kenneth Ward's case was announced Wednesday...

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