The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing to ease water quality standards for aquatic life in the Chelan River after an analysis for the Chelan County PUD showed a natural barrier prevents use by summer Chinook, steelhead and cutthroat trout in the river's upper reaches. Read More

Although the COVID-19 pandemic took a big bite out of Seattle City Light's revenues and prompted the municipally owned utility to forgo two significant rate increases in the last 12 months, the City Council on March 29 unanimously approved a retail rate increase, effective April 1, to help b… Read More

Jessica Finn Coven joined the Energy Foundation in early March as VP of the nonprofit's national program after serving nearly six years as director of the City of Seattle's Office of Sustainability and Environment, and as Climate Solutions' Washington director for eight years before that. Th… Read More

For your convenience, NewsData has compiled a list of the acronyms we utilize throughout the Clearing Up Publication. Read more

President Joe Biden's $2-trillion-plus infrastructure package is headed for Congress, where battles over its scope and the tax increases proposed to pay for it are expected to dominate the debate. Meanwhile, the Department of Energy teed up a proposal to undo the "process rule" adopted last … Read More