PSNS Fined for Hazardous Waste Violations

By Christopher Dunagan BREMERTON, Wash. — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard has agreed to pay a $56,000 fine for the improper handling and storage of hazardous chemicals, officials say. The fine was issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency following an unannounced...

Dioxin questions rise along the Duwamish

For two years, residents of a small cluster of houses in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood have known they were living with elevated levels of a toxic compound known as dioxin/furans in their yards. And for two years they’ve watched Seattle City Light and...