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Tag: Joan Crooks

April
2nd

Gov. Inslee signs bill setting up work group to study state’s options to answer climate change

Gov. Jay Inslee signed the climate-change study bill into law today in Seattle. Phuong Le of The Associated Press has the full story here:

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law Tuesday a bill he championed that would study the best ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Under the measure, an independent consultant would review efforts to cut carbon emissions in Washington state and elsewhere. A newly created work group of legislators and other leaders would use that evaluation to recommend actions to reduce pollution associated with climate change.

The group will be expected to prioritize strategies

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