EarthFix covers Soundkeeper's investigation of coal under the Ballard Bridge.






Stormwater rules are upheld by state Supreme Court
December 30
Everett Herald

Tacoma to pay $145,000 to settle lawsuit over wastewater discharges
November 28
The News Tribune

Dead salmon counted for pre-spawn mortality survey
November 23
King 5 News

EPA sets stricter water quality standards for state
November 16
Everett Herald

Environmental groups, BNSF to settle coal pollution case
November 15
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Puget Sound recovery continues despite federal unknowns
November 9
King 5 News

WA coal train trial could have national implications
November 9
Public News Service

BNSF defends coal pollution claims in court
November 7
King 5 News

EPA moving ahead with No Discharge Zone for Puget Sound
November 7

Coal train pollution case against BNSF will go to trial
October 26
King 5 News

Look out, salmon: storm pushes foul waste into Seattle waters
October 14

Help clean coasts in international event September 17
September 12
Port Townsend Leader

Judge orders EPA to finalize ‘fish consumption rule’
August 3
Associated Press

Plan would ban boats from releasing sewage into Puget Sound
July 21
Associated Press

Grain terminal settlement at Pier 86
July 14
King 5 News

Giving Day: Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
July 11
King 5 News

City Stream: Prescription drug drop
July 5
Seattle Channel

Port of Seattle plans upgrade of Terminal 5 to accommodate bigger vessels
June 7

The Port and its cruise line tenants are now under a consent decree to make sure they don’t pollute Puget Sound
May 12
The Stranger

Port of Seattle, enviro groups settle clean water lawsuit
May 10
Associated Press

Marysville, Tulalip celebrate Earth Day with deeds
April 28
Marysville Globe Reporter

Ag Gag
April 20
Cascadia Weekly

Paddling on pollution patrol
April 20
King 5 News

A fish story with a twist
April 14

Workshop will cover tougher state fish consumption guidelines

April 3
Spokesman Review

Teen organizes underwater cleanup of Puget Sound
April 3
KOMO 4 News

Senate Republicans ax toxic-waste help for public
April 1

Seattle chefs consider link between healthy food and healthy environment
March 30

Puget Sound advocacy group sues Tacoma seeking more oversight on sewage treatment
March 15
The News Tribune

State cuts threaten Puget Sound, cleanups, grassroots groups
March 8

Clean water proves an elusive goal around Puget Sound
March 4

Groups want decision on EPA standards for healthy fish consumption
March 3
Public News Service

Seattle-area salmon are loaded with anti-depressants and other drugs thanks to human waste
February 24
Vice News

Blue herons, oil sheens and polluted urban waters: Puget Sound’s biggest water quality challenge
February 11
Green Acre Radio

Public access in works for new beaches on east side of Elwha River Mouth
February 7
Peninsula Daily News

Pike Brewing’s Chocofest brings beer and chocolate together at last
February 7
Seattle Refined

State water pollution proposals not tough enough, critics say
February 3
Seattle Times

Should Washington get tougher on oil shipping?
January 28

Water activists fight manure discharge legislation
January 28
King 5

Stormwater ruling favors builders, local government
January 25
Everett Herald




Deadly Crossing: Neglected bridges and exploding oil trains
November 11
Cascadia Weekly

Puget Sound recovery hinges on blocking polluted runoff
November 6
Seattle Times

Back from the brink: Puget Soundkeeper scores major victory for Seattle’s much-abused Duwamish River
October 13
Waterkeeper Magazine

Wash Gov Inslee orders another rewrite of clean water rule, fish consumption rate
October 8

Governor orders another rewrite of clean-water rules
October 8
Associated Press

‘The Duwamish is alive’ proclaims Mark Powell after swimming 55 miles of the river
September 30
West Seattle Herald

Five month long Swim Duwamish effort ends Sept 30 at Seacrest
September 28
West Seattle Herald

Washington farm groups alarmed by move to regulate manure lagoons
September 17
Capital Press

Volunteer for salmon survey in West Seattle’s Longfellow Creek
September 16
West Seattle Blog

Pacific’s worst pollution barely visible to the eye
September 11

Feds propose tougher clean water rule for Washington, holding in on cancer risk
September 2

Shell and the Port begin to make their case that an oil rig is cargo
August 14

Water quality rules might be up to feds after Inslee drops rewrite
August 1
Everett Herald

Free oil spill response kits going out to Puget Sound boaters
July 27
Three Sheets Northwest

Clean water advocates file suit to ensure protection of all U.S. waters under the Clean Water Act
July 23
eNews Park Forest

Green groups challenge Obama water rule in court
July 22
The Hill

Without key bill, Inslee to weigh next move on water quality
July 15
Associated Press

Environmentalists try to block Shell’s Seattle Port lease for Arctic Drilling
July 8
Natural Gas Intelligence

Armada of volunteers clean up after fireworks
July 6
King 5 News

Volunteers clean up local waterways
June 14
King 5 News

Homeport Marina awarded a marine EnviroStar
June 10
Port Townsend Leader

Conservation groups seek to intervene, back city of Seattle’s finding that Port use by Shell is illegal
May 28
eNews Park Forest

New clean water rule doesn’t quell controversy
May 28
Public News Service

Anti-Arctic drilling activists hold ‘Shell No’ protest
May 16
Associated Press

Battle continues about oil rig “homeport” in Seattle
May 13
Public News Service

Judge OK’s lawsuit over lease for Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet
March 20
Associated Press

Over 200 pounds of trash picked up during Seahurst Park cleanup
March 17
The B-Town Blog

Oil company lease stirs revolt in green Seattle
March 13
The New York Times

Groups sue Port of Seattle over Shell drilling fleet
March 2
Associated Press

Environmental groups sue port to block Shell Oil project at Terminal 5
March 2
Puget Sound Business Journal

Loving the Puget Sound to death
February 4
The Nation

SSA Terminals to pay $215,000 for Clean Water Act violations
January 20

New WA water quality standards: still in the pipeline
January 14
Public News Service

State proposes water quality rules tied to fish consumption
January 12
Associated Press

Rubbish! Keeping South Lake Union pristine
January 7
SLU Community Council