January 31, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

Conservation through water reuse: Experiences from the Santa Ana Pueblo
http://www.environmental-expert.com/articles/conservation-through-water-reuse-experiences-from-the-santa-ana-pueblo-278760
Charting new waters
http://www.environmental-finance.com/features/view/657

Public Policy

Bauer, city part ways
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/138346164.html
Attorney general asked to review Port of Poulsbo commissioner appointment
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/30/attorney-general-asked-to-review-port-of-poulsbo/#ixzz1l2ZgXKxW
Sheriff announces leadership promotion
http://kpbj.com/business_weekly/2012-01-30/sheriff_announces_leadership_promotion
Under the Dome: Legislative calendar for Tuesday, Jan. 31
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/01/31/1970754/missing-headline-for-31domes.html#storylink=cpy
Marriage Equality Passes House Committee
http://publicola.com/2012/01/30/marriage-equality-passes-house-committee/
How much change would state’s gay-marriage bill really mean?
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017372664_marriage30m.html

Elections

Sierra Club, Barney Frank back Inslee
http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlepolitics/2012/01/30/sierra-club-barney-frank-back-inslee/
WA lawmakers move ballot initiative reform forward
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/WA-lawmakers-move-ballot-initiative-reform-forward-2849564.php
Cantwell’s financial lead over GOP challenger widens
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017379629_cantwellfundraising31m.html

Business/Economy

Bremerton-based contractor Dimension 4 closes; last 35 workers lose jobs
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/30/defense-contract-dimension-4-closes-35-lose-jobs/#ixzz1l2ZWAdYN
Human trafficking may be closer than expected
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/138335934.html
Governor seeks aerospace chief to lead industry policy for state
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120130/BIZ/701319961/1005#Governor-seeks-aerospace-chief-to-lead-industry-policy-for-state
2 Ratings Agencies Lower Washington Credit Outlook
http://news.opb.org/article/2-ratings-agencies-lower-washington-credit-outlook/
Finally, Starbucks announces plans for India debut
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2017379684_starbucks31.html
Legalize Couchsurfing
http://daily.sightline.org/2012/01/30/protecting-the-legality-of-green-affordable-in-home-hoteling/
Facebook IPO: Worth The Price Or Next Internet Bubble?
http://news.opb.org/article/facebook_ipo_worth_the_price_or_next_internet_bubble/

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy

Customer Interaction With Utilities Via Social Media Rising Swiftly, According to New Pike Research Survey
http://www.electricenergyonline.com/?page=show_news&rss=1&id=163038
What the Green Bay Packers can teach us about broadband
http://gigaom.com/broadband/settles-green-bay-packers-broadband/
Unneeded wind turbines can’t help environment
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/01/29/1805886/unneeded-wind-turbines-cant-help.html#storylink=cpy
Tech companies team up to combat email scams
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2017375795_apustecemailcombatingscams.html
DOE Report Shows Energy-Saving Lighting Making an Impact
http://www.energyboom.com/efficiency/doe-report-shows-energy-saving-lighting-making-impact
10 ways big data is remaking energy
http://gigaom.com/cleantech/10-ways-big-data-is-remaking-energy/
North Dakota wind farms to help offset electricity used during Super Bowl at stadium, hotels
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/13542ae4d4004b6784b307ca8959869a/ND–Super-Bowl-Electricity/
Solar energy, other renewables, key to reducing DOD dependence on fossil fuels
http://www.cleanenergyauthority.com/solar-energy-news/aee-and-acore-help-dod-get-renewable-energy-013012/

Environment

WA: 15 counties are primary natural disaster areas
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/01/31/2373522/wa-15-counties-are-primary-natural.html
Liberty Bay meets ecology standards
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/138335319.html
Reward for info about dead Puget Sound sea lions
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/01/30/1970479/another-dead-sea-lion-in-puget.html
Fire in the Hole – Glines Canyon Dam
http://vimeo.com/35735450
Flying The Leaded Skies: Small Planes Still Pour Lead Into America’s Air
http://www.kuow.org/program.php?id=25817
Proposal restricting pesticide spraying finds few supporters
http://www.yakima-herald.com/stories/2012/01/27/proposal-restricting-pesticide-spraying-finds-few-supporters

Transportation

Slowing it down to 20 mph
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/commute/2012/01/30/slowing-it-down-to-20-mph/

Schools/Education

Changing school menus can be a hard thing to swallow
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/30/changing-school-menus-can-be-a-hard-thing-to/#ixzz1l2ZmiPVo\
Higher education cuts hurt faculty retention at UW
http://www.king5.com/news/education/Higher-education-cuts-hurt-faculty-retention-at-UW-138373479.html
More students receive financial aid, but rising tuition increases the need
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20120130/NEWS03/701309829#More-students-receive-financial-aid-but-rising-tuition-increases-the-need

Military

Local Marine honored with trip to Super Bowl
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/jan/30/local-marine-honored-with-trip-to-super-bowl/#ixzz1l2Zz5THV
Solar energy, other renewables, key to reducing DOD dependence on fossil fuels
http://www.cleanenergyauthority.com/solar-energy-news/aee-and-acore-help-dod-get-renewable-energy-013012/

Tribes

Census Finds Claims Of Tribal Heritage Jump Dramatically
http://www.kuow.org/northwestnews.php?storyID=145938571

Community/Social Services

Poulsbo’s Masonic Lodge is moving from its home of 92 years
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/138334959.html
$73,846: Neighbor Aid breaks a record
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/138342554.html
Civil War is over in Port Gamble
http://www.kingstoncommunitynews.com/news/138334144.html

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