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Ecology releases draft EISs on proposed oil projects

Two thick studies from the state Department of Ecology weighing the impact of two crude oil storage facilities proposed for the Port of Grays Harbor were released on Monday, marking the beginning of a public comment period that could determine whether the facilities — and a new industry — will come to the area.
 

Tsunami Q&A

Recent press and social media coverage have reminded residents of the Pacific Northwest that they live in a seismically active region. Stretching offshore from northern California to British Columbia, the Cascadia subduction zone could slip at any time, causing a powerful earthquake and triggering a tsunami that would impact communities along the coast.