environmental review

Environmental Groups Want Work Halted on Snake River Dams
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups are asking a federal court to halt 11 infrastructure projects on four lower Snake River dams in Washington state that could ultimately be removed following an environmental review now underway.
The notice filed late Monday in Portland, Oregon, estimates …
Thousands Weigh in on Proposed Vancouver Oil Terminal
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A state agency is now shifting through thousands of comments as it weighs a massive oil transfer terminal in southwest Washington. The Columbian newspaper reports the state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council received nearly 250,000 comments from the public on the p…
New Shooting Range Plans Put on Hold
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County land-use official is holding up plans by the sheriff's office to build a new shooting range.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Hearing Examiner Gary Cuillier on Friday rejected an environmental review for the shooting range, saying potentially adverse enviro…