Inslee announces public assistance approved in some wildfire areas, awaiting decision on individual assistance

Inslee’s statement on President Obama’s approval of federal windstorm assistance

Gov. Jay Inslee this morning issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s approval of a Major Disaster Declaration that provides federal financial assistance to three counties impacted by an August windstorm:

Inslee statement regarding heeding evacuation orders in Eastern Washington due to wildfire danger

“I want to urge people in the area of any Washington wildfire to heed evacuation orders and not take unnecessary risks. If you hear your town or area is under a Level 3 immediate evacuation notice that means there is very serious and very real threat.

Significant new resources arrive in WA following approval of Emergency Declaration

Just one day following the Obama Administration's approval of Gov. Jay Inslee's request for a Federal Emergency Declaration, a new Mobilization Center started being formed at Fairchild Air Force Base to assist with firefighting efforts in Eastern Washington.
 

Inslee directing Ecology to develop regulatory cap on carbon emissions

Gov. Jay Inslee today directed the state Department of Ecology to step up enforcement of existing state pollution laws and develop a regulatory cap on carbon emissions. Inslee said Washingtonians have too much at stake to wait any longer for legislative action.

Washington teams up with states and provinces worldwide committing to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80-95 percent

Commitments from governments representing 100 million people puts pressure on nations to act boldly at Paris Climate Conference

Governor declares statewide drought emergency

State ramps up work to relieve hardships from water shortages

OLYMPIA – With snowpack at historic lows, rivers dwindling and irrigation districts cutting off water to farmers, Gov. Jay Inslee today declared a statewide drought for Washington.

Innovative clean energy projects gain federal attention and funding

OLYMPIA – Five projects around Washington state have been awarded $4.98 million from the state’s Clean Energy Fund, helping them to secure federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) for their groundbreaking work to advance the development of clean energy technologies.

Governor Inslee declares drought for three Washington regions

OLYMPIA – Snowpack conditions across Washington state mountains are near record low levels, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency for three key regions.

Policy Brief: Carbon Pollution Accountability Act - Revenue Forecast

Policy Brief: Oil Transportation Safety Legislation

Examples of climate impacts in Washington state (2014)

Gov. Inslee Climate Tour Header

Climate Impacts and Action in Washington. Together, We Can Lead. 

Bill Dewey harvests shellfish, an occupation that dates back millennia in the cool, coastal waters of Washington. But fast-moving changes threaten that livelihood and could radically alter the quality of life across much of the Evergreen State.

Washington's Transition to Clean Energy

Inslee set to release detailed legislative proposals on education, transportation, climate, budget

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee will unveil key elements of his 2015 legislative agenda and proposed 2015–17 budget in a series of events next week.

West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution

Washington, California, Oregon and British Columbia Urge Strong Federal Action to Combat Global Warming

Gov. Inslee and UK Minister of Energy and Climate Change sign agreement to extend collaboration on climate action

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Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding news today highlighting costs of climate inaction

“Inaction in the face of climate change could cost our state and country billions of dollars. Today, Senator Murray is holding a U.S.

Gov. Inslee proclaims state of emergency following severe storms in Okanogan County

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Letter from Gov. Jay Inslee on Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force (CERT) report

TO: Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force

FROM: Jay Inslee, Governor

Governor Inslee's statement on the Obama Administration's announcement regarding reducing carbon pollution

Governor Inslee’s statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement regarding new standards to reduce carbon pollution from large power plants

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