This week EarthFix brings you stories about coal export plans in the Northwest, wildfires and spawning salmon, energy-efficient football fans and threats to wind subsidies.
Keep up with all the latest news on the Northwest coal export proposals on our Coal in the NW page.
Find out more about the “Are You Fan Enough” tv energy efficiency campaign aimed at college football fans.
Read and see more about why biologists are concerned about the potential impacts of the recent wildfires in Western Washington on local salmon runs.
Here’s a timeline of the history of the Production Tax Credit, which subsidizes wind power construction:
Read more about the tax credit, plus learn about how one community college has been preparing students to enter the wind industry and how the expiration of the Production Tax Credit might affect wind energy research development.
Each week, podcast host Ashley Ahearn will take you “behind-the-news.” You’ll hear conversations with fellow EarthFix journalists and interviews with experts talking about the latest environmental news. The podcast will also feature audio stories from the EarthFix team.
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