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Environment

Unique partnership gets extension for water planning in the Walla Walla Basin

Washington Gov. Inslee signed a bill into law Friday that will extend the Walla Walla Watershed Management Partnership for two more years, after the bipartisan...Read More

House passes Bill committing Washington to 100-percent clean energy

A historic bill to commit Washington to 100-percent clean energy from renewable and zero-emission sources took another step forward today following passage by the Washington...Read More

Orca recovery bills alive after cutoff

Over 550 bills are still in play. And, as foreshadowed in Gov. Inslee’s State of the State address and investments in his proposed budget, many...Read More

Q&A: Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz on bill to fund wildfire suppression, forest health

In the midst of all the budget-related activity this week, a bill (SB 5996) was introduced Thursday that would create a dedicated funding source for...Read More

Senate committee moves clean-fuel bill along

Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon explained the importance of this bill because it targets transportation fuels which are the largest source of greenhouse gas in the state....Read More

Legislators comment on clean-fuel standard’s passage in House

Lawmakers in Washington’s House of Representatives passed a bill off the floor on Tuesday that would create a clean-fuel standard in Washington State. The bill...Read More

Senate passes “environmental justice” bill

The Senate passed SB 5489, also known as the Healthy Environment for All (HEAL) Act, off the floor last week. The bill creates a task...Read More

Op-ed: The Facts About a Clean Energy Future for Washington

An op-ed from Adam Maxwell, of Audubon Washington, on the Senate's passage of SB 5116....Read More

Bill committing Washington to 100 percent clean energy passes Senate

The Washington Senate today approved a sweeping, historic bill to commit the state to 100 percent clean energy from renewable and zero-emission sources....Read More

Hobbs’s $17 billion transportation package gets public hearing

Senator Steve Hobbs’s ambitious 10-year transportation plan had its public hearing on Thursday afternoon in the Senate Transportation Committee. The funding plan, which Hobbs is...Read More