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Republican leadership unimpressed with scaled back version of Inslee’s carbon tax

Last week, a slightly scaled back version of Governor Inslee’s carbon tax bill passed out of the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology committee. While the...Read More

Morning Wire: Reproductive parity, 8th CD, oil drilling

We are about as many years away from the Berlin Wall coming down as the Wall itself stood erect. We are about as far from...Read More

Inslee vows to create hostile environment for potential oil drilling businesses

Governor Inslee and Attorney General Ferguson announced potential legal action and the creation of new state policies to stop the Trump Administration’s plan for oil...Read More

Gov. Inslee’s carbon tax bill passes out of committee

OLYMPIA — — Last night, the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee passed Gov. Inslee’s carbon tax proposal, Senate Bill 6203. Washington state moved one...Read More

Renewable Energy Group officially withdraws prior shoreline permit application reaffirming commitment to not pursue crude oil

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. announced today the company has formally withdrawn the Imperium Terminal Services shoreline permit application with the City of Hoquiam. The permit...Read More

A Gift to the Region: Over 1,500 more acres of Port Gamble Forest secured on Kitsap Peninsula

    On Friday afternoon, Forterra closed a transaction to secure more than 1,500 acres of the Port Gamble Forest from Pope Resources, completing the...Read More

Gov. Inslee writes opposition letter to HR 3144, Sen. Sheldon calls it “unfathomable”

On Tuesday, Governor Inslee wrote a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Committee on Natural Resources and the Subcommittee on Water,...Read More

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency faces opposition at LNG project public meeting

On Friday, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency hosted a public information meeting to discuss Puget Sound Energy’s proposed Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) facility project...Read More

Inslee to focus on apprenticeship programs, climate, and aerospace during 11-day trip

Governor Inslee leaves today for an 11-day overseas trip to Europe. The trip will take him to Switzerland to learn more about apprenticeships, Germany for...Read More

A look ahead to a 2018 Climate Initiative

Despite the obstacles standing in the way of climate legislation, Kyle Murphy, Executive Director of Carbon Washington, says there will be a 2018 climate initiative....Read More