Vote No on I-976

Initiative 976 would slash 4 billion dollars of funding from cities and counties across the state

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Washington State Climate Leaders Must Decide on World’s Largest Fracked Gas-to-Methanol Refinery

Washington state regulators have 30 days to deny or approve the world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery.

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Environmental Review Ignores Climate Impact of Proposed Kalama Methanol Refinery

The Port of Kalama and Cowlitz County released their final supplemental environmental impact statement for the world’s largest fracked-gas-to-methanol refinery, proposed for Kalama, WA.

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Court of Appeals Upholds Washington’s Rejection of Millennium Coal Export Terminal

The WA Court of Appeals handed the proposed Millennium coal export terminal another defeat.

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Washington Communities Applaud Governor Inslee’s Opposition to Fracked Gas Projects

Washington environmental, public health, and community organizations praised ​Governor Jay Inslee’s announcement opposing continued construction of Puget Sound Energy’s proposed liquefied natural gas plant in Tacoma and Northwest Innovation Works’ proposed fracked gas-to-methanol production facility in Kalama.

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Event to celebrate Washington State taking significant climate action in 2019

Washington State takes significant climate action in 2019! Governor Inslee will be signing legislation, including the strongest clean electricity bill in the nation.

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2019 Washington Legislative Session Sees Historic Environmental Wins

From clean energy to orca protection state marks more progress than any time in the last decade

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Washington State Passes 100 Percent Clean Electricity Legislation

New legislation is strongest clean electricity bill in the nation

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Washington One Step Away from 100% Clean Electricity

Diverse constituencies celebrate significant milestone of House of Representatives vote

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Federal court dismisses key claim of coal industry lawsuit against state of Washington

Court ruling upholds state’s right to protect clean water

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Broad Coalition Responds to Tacoma LNG Facility Environmental Impact Statement from Puget Sound Clean Air Agency

Environmental, Health, and Social Justice Advocates Respond to Puget Sound Clean Air Agency’s Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Puget Sound Energy LNG Facility in Tacoma, Washington

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100% Clean Electricity Legislation Passes Washington State Senate in Historic Vote

State moving to phase-out coal power by 2025, address inequities in electricity sector, and transition state to 100 percent clean electricity by 2045.

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Diverse Demand for 100 Percent Clean Electricity for Washington

Environmental Priorities Coalition Senate Committee Chair Sen. Carlyle Indicates Intention for Swift Committee Action Olympia, WA – The Senate Environment, Energy and Technology committee held its first hearing to an overflow crowd on Senate Bill 5116, which would move Washington State to 100 percent clean electricity. The legislation includes: Phase out of coal from our … Continued

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After I-1631, the fight against Big Oil continues

The large, diverse coalition that came together in support of this equitable, effective climate policy represents a big step forward for building a more powerful climate action movement.

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Initiative 1631: How Far We’ve Come

Election Day 2018 is tomorrow! As we do final Get Out The Vote work, I want to say thank you for your support and hard work to pass the Clean Air Clean Energy ballot measure, Initiative 1631. It has been a whirlwind of a campaign. I-1631 has been the hardest-fought ballot measure campaign in Washington … Continued

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2019 Environmental Priorities for WA Legislature Announced

Broad coalition to advance policies for clean energy, orca recovery, oil spill prevention, and plastic pollution

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Say YES on I-1631 with WEC!

Initiative 1631 will protect Washington’s land, air, and water and move us towards a strong, healthy clean energy economy. 

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2018 State of Our Forests and Public Lands Report

Look back on the Commissioner’s first 18 months in office to reflect on where progress has been made, where work still needs to be done, and where things need improvement.

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U.S. environmental, indigenous leaders to meet with Canada Consulate to reiterate strong opposition to Trans Mountain Pipeline

On Thursday afternoon, environmental and indigenous leaders from Washington state will meet with the Consulate General of Canada to reiterate their strong opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project in British Columbia and any increases in tar sands crude oil shipments by tanker, train, or pipeline in Washington state.

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Join me in saying Yes on 1631!

Thanks to years of hard work, we have finalized the Protect Washington Act ballot initiative and we officially started gathering signatures for Yes on 1631!

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