Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 20, 2017: Immigrant Community Designs "Green Walls" to Clean the Air - the Only Walls They Favor

Hear the phrase "green walls" and you might think the southern border wall proposed by the Trump administration is taking on an eco-friendly theme. But the green walls going up in Seattle's South Park are designed to clean the air and reduce air pollution. And many members of the immigrant community are putting them up themselves. Martha Baskin has our story.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017: Restoration of Estuaries and Nearshore Waters in Crosshairs of Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to the EPA

Deep cuts to the EPA and restoration funding in Trump's proposed federal budget have those tasked with maintaining water quality and protecting endangered species on high alert. Puget Sound waters near Seattle are no exception. Puget Sound is one of 28 estuaries of national significance designated by the National Estuary Program. In this feature we take a boat tour on the city's nearshore waters with the Puget Soundkeeper, a member of the nationwide “waterkeeper alliance”. Martha Baskin has the story.

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