Category Archives: Policy

UK pushes for cleaner, greener energy

The UK’s Clean Growth Strategy looks to renewable technologies — like biomass boilers and solar panels — for a lower-carbon future. The following post is by John Hannen, Outreach Executive at Mediaworks UK.  Around the world, countries are typically encouraged … Continue reading

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Love you Sound Transit, but please do these things

Sound Transit does many things really well, so consider this criticism from a friend. On-time-or-better completion? Check. Beating budgets? Check. Creating the new backbones of the region? Nice stations? Check and check. But a few very fixable things would make … Continue reading

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Construction industry takes another look at substance abuse policies

The following post is by Wendy Novak, President, Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Washington Construction companies are continuously looking for effective ways to prevent and deal with substance abuse, but the available information can be confusing and in some cases, … Continue reading

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