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Boeing Engineering Union Files Complaint, And Coal Terminal Conversation Continues

David Hyde
08/23/2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Boeing Engineering Union Files Workplace Complaint: Boeing's engineering and technical union has filed a complaint against the aerospace giant after a Boeing Ethics representative reportedly told new employees they couldn't say "bad things" about the company during an orientation. David Hyde talks to the director of the union.

Is Marijuana Safer Than Alcohol? This fall, voters in Oregon and Washington will decide whether to legalize marijuana. Washington's Initiative 502 would allow pot to be sold in state–licensed stores. But how safe would legal pot be to the public? KUOW's Chris Lehman has more.

US Coal Companies Want To Export Out Of The Northwest: American coal companies see the Northwest as the middle passage to get their coal to overseas buyers. But why is the Washington–Oregon corridor the center of so much coal talk? KUOW's Ashley Ahearn talks to David Hyde about the future of coal–export facilities in the Pacific Northwest.


Ray Goforth is the executive director of Boeing's engineering and technical workers union, SPEEA.

Ashley Ahearn is an environmental reporter with KUOW.

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