State works to mitigate flood damage, restore fish habitats in Chehalis River basin

Washington state climate action: here’s what we’ve done so far.

Inslee, New York Governor Cuomo, and California Governor Brown announce formation of United States Climate Alliance

OLYMPIA - In response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund G.

Inslee statement on Trump's intention to remove U.S. from international climate agreement

"Washington state is leading the way on climate issues where Washington, D.C., is failing. The Paris Climate Agreement is a landmark international pact that represents our greatest opportunity to secure long-term U.S.

Deep Decarbonization

In 2015 more than 190 nations signed the Paris Climate Agreement, committing themselves to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by mid-century.

Inslee among 12 governors urging Trump to keep U.S. in Paris Agreement

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Joint statement by Inslee and Pacific Coast governors and mayors in response to EPA’s reconsideration of federal vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards

“As the governors of Washington and Oregon, the mayors of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and Oakland, and representing a West Coast region of over 50 million people with a combined GDP of $2.8 trillion, we speak today in unified opposition to the federal withdrawal from the vehicle fuel effici

Washington among four states chosen to help modernize electric power sector

OLYMPIA – Washington is one of four states leading the way to modernize the electric power sector thanks to a new project from the National Governors Association.

Washington joins new international alliance calling for protection of the ocean

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee joined other West Coast governors and leaders from around the world in a call for action to protect the ocean from further acidification damage.

West Coast leaders’ climate change “resolve is strong” as COP22 concludes

OLYMPIA — Oregon Governor Kate Brown, California Governor Edmund G.

Inslee doubles state electric vehicle fleet with long-range EV purchases

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee doubled the number of cost-saving electric vehicles in the state motor pool with the purchase of more than 130 long-range EVs.

Inslee declares emergency in 20 counties due to multiple wildfires, extreme fire conditions

Inslee announces Clean Energy Fund grid modernization grants

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee announced earlier this week $12.6 million in Clean Energy Fund grants to five utilities in Washington.

Inslee statement on Puget Sound Energy’s agreement with Sierra Club regarding Colstrip

Inslee proclaims June 4–11 Washington Shellfish Week

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed June 4–11 Washington Shellfish Week to reflect the importance of shellfish in the state.

Inslee statement on oil train derailment in Columbia River Gorge

“Today’s derailment of a train carrying Bakken crude oil in the Columbia River Gorge is yet another reminder of the risks and concerns of crude-by-rail transport in our region. I join Gov. Brown in commending the swift response from Oregon’s public safety and transportation officials.

Statement from Gov. Jay Inslee regarding ruling on King County Superior Court climate action case

Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

Washington DC – A bipartisan group of 17 governors today signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future - a joint commitment to take action to promote clean energy, clean transportation choices, a modern electr

Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling staying the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

“Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Clean Power Plan is very troubling, surprising, and disappointing. And it inexplicably breaks with past rulings in which the high court has called for federal rules to limit the carbon pollution that is driving climate change.

Gov. Jay Inslee launches next phase of Washington Shellfish Initiative

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