I'm the environmental reporter at the Seattle Times and author of Witness Tree (Bloomsbury, 2017) about the life of a single, 100-year old oak tree.

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Indigenous tribal leaders vow to do whatever is necessary to stop the Kinder Morgan's Trans Mounpipeline, including building and occupying a Watch House Saturday to dig in the stand by indigenous people and their allies against the project for the long haul.
Breaking: On eve of massive demonstrations against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in metro Vancouver, developer Kinder Morgan obtains a court order creating a 50 m exclusion zone around its property on Burnaby Mountain to prevent blockades of its work zone.
Atlantic salmon net pen phase out bill passes WA State Senate on vote of 31-16. Gov Jay Inslee says he will sign it.
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