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Environment

Morning Wire: JT Wilcox, Rick Larsen, AWB on climate change

Rep. Rick Larsen, a possible special session, and recently announced opportunity zones are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

Arctic Encounter Symposium hosts 5th annual arctic policy event

The Arctic Encounter Symposium featured voices from across the Arctic countries on economy, climate, security, and innovation in the Arctic....Read More

MC McAleer discusses the complexity of Washington’s carbon pricing initiative

MC McAleer, of the Association of Washington Business, discusses the complexity of funding allocations in Washington's carbon pricing initiative....Read More

170 lawmakers, including 7 from Washington State, sign resolution calling for Scott Pruitt’s resignation

A group of 170 lawmakers signed a resolution on Wednesday calling for the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. The resolution states, “Expressing...Read More

Podcast: A Conversation with Senator Guy Palumbo on Carbon

In this podcast, we chat with Senator Palumbo about the work done during the 2018 session to try to pass a carbon tax, and the...Read More

Morning Wire: I-1631, I-1600, I-1621

Washington's single-payer initiative, congressional races, and the resignation of the King County Dem Chair are all featured in this week's edition of the Morning Wire....Read More

Initiative ballot title approved: a pollution fee, not a carbon tax

Washington's latest carbon initiative has an official ballot title -- it aims to put a fee on pollution rather than a tax on carbon....Read More

Pacific Coast Collaborative announces new joint efforts

On Friday morning, Premier of British Columbia John Horgan, Governor Inslee, California Secretary for Environmental Protection Matt Rodriguez, and Oregon Energy Director Janine Benner came...Read More

Inslee signs orca protection executive order

Governor Inslee called for statewide action to protect Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Puget Sound this morning in Seattle.  By executive order, Inslee requested...Read More

Morning Wire: New carbon bill, failure of leadership, Italy’s election

It’s day 58 of the legislative session. More importantly, however, the sun is out!  Everything is good again in the world… Except we don’t have...Read More