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KUOW's environment beat brings you stories on the ongoing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, alternative energy, the health of the Puget Sound, coal transportation and more. We're also partnered with several stations across the Northwest to bring you environmental news via EarthFix.

An exit interview with Mr. Floatie

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Mr. Floatie and a friend. (Photo courtesy of People Opposed to Outfall Pollution)

Bill Radke talks to James Skwarok, the Victoria-based school teacher who dressed up as a giant brown poop for 13 years to protest Victoria's lack of a sewage treatment center. They talk about humor in protesting and why he's retiring the character. 

Year started with KUOW: 1985 – 1986, 1991 – 2004, 2012
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