6000 Signatures, 6000 Cranes

Students deliver 6,000 signatures folded as cranes to protect Marbled Murrelet forest habitat.

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Weakened Oil Transportation Bill Set to Pass in State Legislature

Oil industry pressure weakened the bill.

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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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Gov. Inslee proposes a carbon-pollution cap and trade system to raise $1 billion a year

The Democrat’s cap-and-trade climate package includes plans to spend $380 million of that new revenue on K-12 public schools.

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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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Is this man the greenest governor in America?

When Jay Inslee was elected governor of the state of Washington in November of 2012, climate campaigners rejoiced.

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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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Derelict Vessel Bill Signed into Law

New law gives state tools, resources to prevent oil spills from abandoned ships.

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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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State Supreme Court Decision Upholds Toxic Clean-up Fund

Statement in response to today’s State Supreme Court decision upholding the Model Toxics Control Act.

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New State Stormwater Permits Present Opportunities for Puget Sound

Final versions will require increased use of “green infrastructure” to protect Puget Sound and other state waterways.

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Bipartisan Poll Shows Strong Support for Environmental Protections

Yet state legislators are moving to undermine environmental protections in Olympia.

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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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Historic Agreement Reached to Phase Out Coal-Burning in Washington

A historic agreement with TransAlta and Gov. Gregoire phases out Washington’s last coal-fired power plant.

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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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Gov. Gregoire Joins with President Obama to Cut Global Warming Pollution

New executive order signals state’s commitment to fighting global warming.

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Black Friday Goes Green as Manufacturers Help Consumers Recycle

E-Cycle Washington will provide free recycling of computers and TVs beginning Jan. 1

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