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April 8, 2014 at 8:37 PM

1,000 containers of hazardous chemicals at Green Lake house

Clean-up crews removed some of an estimated 1,000 containers of hazardous chemicals from a house in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood today, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. After finding a large number of containers in the house, located near 65th Street and Fifth Avenue Northeast, officials determined they would pose “a substantial threat to public…

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March 28, 2012 at 3:58 PM

EPA chief Jackson to speak at UW commencement

Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson will be the University of Washington’s commencement speaker June 9 at CenturyLink Field. UW President Michael K. Young said it is especially fitting to have Jackson speak because the UW was named the greenest school in the nation by Sierra Magazine last fall. The UW also received a $40 million…

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