Rounding Up Puget Sound's "Deadliest Catch"

(Public News Service SEATTLE - Puget Sound may have a lot of problems in terms of pollution, but a cure is well under way for one of them. In the last year, about 200 lost or abandoned fishing nets have been rounded up by teams of expert divers. It's slow going, because it is no small task to locate the nets by sonar and safely untangle them from their longtime resting places.

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Coal Train Impact Study to Reach Beyond WA

(Public News Service A little farther down the tracks. That's where the agencies reviewing plans for coal export terminals in Washington say they will look to determine their environmental impact. They will study how increased coal train traffic would affect people living along the rail line - from Montana through Washington, and on to the proposed Gateway Pacific terminal site near Bellingham.

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