Environmental activists today outlined their goals for changes in Olympia, including:
- former Gov. Chris Gregoire‘s proposal to end a tax exemption for refineries, raising $63 million for the state and $23 million for local governments.
- banning a group of chemicals known as chlorinated Tris in couches and children’s toys.
- a study, with details not yet fleshed out, of how Washington might follow in the footsteps of British Columbia, California and Northeast states in regulating greenhouse gases, through some kind of carbon tax or cap-and-trade policy.
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