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News and collaborations from the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

Last week, climate leaders from around the world met for the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The summit brought together business leaders,...Read More

Inslee and Ferguson denounce rollback of Clean Power Plan

Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement on the Trump administration's plans to roll back the Clean Power Plan....Read More

Conservation group sues US Government over critical habitat for orcas

The Center for Biological Diversity, a non-profit conservation organization, has filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service and the US Secretary of Commerce,...Read More

Senator Ranker: Witnessing extinction is not an option

Sen. Kevin Ranker released a statement on Friday regarding the need for action to protect and recover the Southern Resident Killer Whale....Read More

With split vote, Supreme Court affirms state’s culvert case ruling

By a 4-4 split vote, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Washington’s long-running culvert case. The split vote upholds the lower...Read More

Op-ed: Now is the Time to Electrify Public Vehicle Fleets

Matthew Metz wrote the following op-ed in reference to Coltura's recent report on Washington State's public fleet electric vehicle compliance....Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Dye Q&A, WSLC on 1631, Inslee in DC

Filing week, charter schools, and Susan Hutchison are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

Sen. Ericksen says UTC’s carbon cost directive casts doubt on the commission’s credibility

Sen. Ericksen says UTC's recent directive will "artificially increase" utilities' cost calculations and drive up prices for Washington consumers....Read More

Morning Wire: Rep. Fitzgibbon, Senator Padden, Independent Candidates

The outlook for independent candidates and a list of 2018 primaries to watch are featured in this week's Morning Wire....Read More

Norwegian delegates visit Seattle to discuss electric ferry conversions

A Norwegian delegation visited Seattle last week to tour Washington’s ferry system and discuss opportunities for collaboration in the clean maritime transportation and shipping sector....Read More