The Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation is producing a video series on the history of Tacoma. The first is on Japanese internment during WWII. "Becoming Nisei: Japanese American Urban Lives in Pre-war Tacoma," by Drs. Lisa Hoffmann and Mary Hanneman, is mentioned.
Based on decades of work by Pacific Northwest researchers, including Associate Professor Ed Kolodziej, scientists in Minnesota are seeking funding to test stormwater runoff in that state for the presence of 6PPD-quinone, a by-product of rubber tires known to kill coho salmon.