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Whatcom County, about 100 miles north of Seattle, was once poised to become a major new gateway for fuel exports to Asia. But on Tuesday, after six years of debate, the county council voted to change its land-use laws to prohibit new oil refineries, coal-fired power plants, and facilities related to the transport of fossil fuels. Read more

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In the last episode of Temperature Check before the new year, host Andrew Simon and returning co-host Justin Worland look back on the biggest climate stories of 2020 and look ahead to what’s in store for the holiday season.

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