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Clash over coal, oil powers Senate race in state’s northwest corner

Jim Brunner | The Seattle Times BELLINGHAM — On a night last week, state Sen. Doug Ericksen stood before a group of ranchers in the office of a cattle-auction yard and joked about the odor. “That smell in the county, that’s not Bob’s manure spreader,” he told the Whatcom County Cattlemen’s Association. “That’s all the crap coming out of San Francisco ...

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Keystone XL pipeline vulnerable to attacks, NextGen study says

Timothy Gardner | Reuters Washington – The Keystone XL oil pipeline project would be vulnerable to attacks that could cause heavy crude to be spilled in farm regions dependent on fresh water, according to a report by NextGen Climate, a political group led by billionaire activist Tom Steyer. Attackers could damage remote pump stations along the pipeline’s route in the northern ...

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