Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Three Losers and One Winner

Mayor Murray, Sen. Murray, Clint Didier, and Coal.

09/15/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Goldman Sachs Out, Liias In?

The day's winners and losers.


Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "We Worry That Many Economic Factors Will Be Overlooked."

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring coal, Sound Transit, and taxes.

12/03/2013 By Morning Fizz

That Washington

Feds Say No Regional Review of Coal Trains; McGinn Testifies

As environmental advocates, including Mayor Mike McGinn, head to D.C. to ask for environmental review of coal trains, the Army Corps of Engineers indicates they won't look at regional or international impacts.

06/18/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Byzantine Approval Process

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring David Boardman, Patty Murray, and Kay Bullitt.

05/09/2013 By Morning Fizz

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about coal and KeyArena.

05/01/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

This Washington

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue BNSF Over Coal

A coalition of environmental groups announces plans to sue BNSF railroad over coal-dust pollution in Western Washington.

04/02/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Study: Coal Trains Would Hit Property Values Hard

A study commissioned by the environmental group Climate Solutions concludes that coal trains could cost property owners along the route as much as $265 million in lost property value.

11/08/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Burner, Freak Accidents, Coal Trains, and More

On other blogs today: Darcy Burner on feminism, the state DOT on freak highway accidents, Bellingham on coal trains, and Seattle on taxi rates. Image via

07/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett