May 6, 2016

Lowry Snow): Allows funds in the Industrial Assistance Account to be used for the purchase and installation of the best available control technology (BACT) in areas designated as non-attainment for the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS).


May 6, 2016

The state Senate's Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change will still hold a hearing on the proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline project on May 3, but it will be part of the committee's broader mission of exploring issues around carbon ...


Mar 15, 2016

Optimists lay out a scenario in which Republicans who control the House and the Democrats who control the Senate work out a grand compromise, especially on transportation. Republicans would get increased funding for the roads and bridges they've been ...


Feb 29, 2016

Supporters of an initiative to create a carbon tax in Washington are asking legislators to consider fixing flaws in the measure.


Feb 29, 2016

An environmental report was released last year and state officials are to determine whether it is adequate. Regardless of the decision, a lawsuit likely will be filed.


Feb 23, 2016

Passage of a bill addressing the modernization of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is likely, and consideration of a comprehensive energy bill is possible.


Feb 23, 2016

The court has blocked Obama's Clean Power Plan, which rests on the rickety premise that the Clean Air Act somehow, in a way unsuspected for four decades, empowers the Environmental Protection Agency to annihilate the right of states to regulate power ...


Feb 9, 2016

The DEP has failed to respond to ACR189 (McKeon)/ SCR125 (Sweeney), which opposed the DEP's rule to remove us from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). This Resolution determined that pulling us out of RGGI violated legislative intent.


Feb 4, 2016

Washington State Initiative 732 received enough voter signatures for Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, to send the initiative to the Legislature.


Feb 4, 2016

The Executive Board of the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) voted Jan. 28 to oppose Initiative 732, a statewide ballot measure that would create a new tax on carbon emissions while cutting other state taxes. WSLC President Jeff Johnson said that ...



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The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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