by Jeff Spross Posted on August 6, 2014
"While no single wildfire can be said to be caused by climate change, climate change has been making the fire season in the U.S. longer and on average more intense," says a new White House video.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 31, 2014
A new plan aims to reverse the river's long history of pollution.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
State officials are considering both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, in a move that would join them with California and some Canadian provinces in a coordinated effort.
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by Scott Keyes Posted on July 25, 2014
It's now legal to smoke marijuana in the privacy of a Washingtonian's home. But the homeless still risk citation and arrest.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 24, 2014
Severe thunderstorms have tamed record-breaking fires in Washington state, but now the threat of flash floods and landslides is growing in burned out areas.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 21, 2014
The West has been wracked by wildfires and drought in recent months.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 19, 2014 Updated: July 23, 2014
Ryan Shucard, press secretary for the congressman, allegedly brought a 9mm handgun and magazine into one of the House office buildings.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on July 18, 2014
Washington, DC's red Circulator buses are nearing the end of their operating life and the city is looking for a more sustainable alternative.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on July 17, 2014
Washington D.C.'s marijuana law passed after findings of a gaping racial disparity in arrests. But that racial disparity in policing won't just go away now.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 17, 2014
Persistent hot and dry conditions have mixed with windy weather and lightening strikes to intensify dozens of wildfires burning across the Northwest.