Inslee’s plan makes polluters pay

So many people signed up to testify on Gov. Jay Inslee’s sweeping proposal to rein in greenhouse gases that Tuesday’s public hearing on the bill was continued to Thursday.

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Risk of Oil Transport is Heating Up

We’ve seen some vivid examples of the dangers of oil by rail and are working in the legislature to protect our communities.

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Big Oil Blocks Progress on Environmental Priorities

Oil industry’s influence in the legislature blocks two environmental community priorities that would have moved Washington forward.

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Gov. Inslee Signs Climate Action Bill into Law

Governor-request and Environmental Priority law will convene state leaders from both parties to address climate change.

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First in Nation Ban on Toxic Coal Tar Sealants Passes

Sealants contain high levels of toxic substances, posing threat to public health.

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Environmental Community Prevents Major Rollbacks in 2012 Session

Historic attacks fended off, but lawmakers miss opportunity to protect kids against toxic flame retardants.

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Legislature Delivers Mixed Results for Environment

No solution for clean water, but progress on budget and toxics.

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Governor Gregoire Rallies 5,000 for Clean Water Funding

Statewide telephone town hall connected people from across the state with the Governor.

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Budget Woes are Serious Threat to Washington’s Environment

Governor’s second budget does not restore funding to core environmental protection programs.

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Legislature Makes Progress on Environmental Priorities

Despite a short 60-day session, progress was made on all of the environmental community’s Priorities.

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Legislature Makes Environment a Top Priority

Reforms provide improved protections for people, land, air, and water.

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