2015 Carbon Pollution Reduction Legislative Proposals

Gov. Inslee statement on Washington state's comments to EPA carbon rules

This week, the state of Washington submitted formal comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to its proposed Clean Power Plan to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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

Governor Inslee statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to cut carbon pollution from power plants

“I applaud President Barack Obama and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for taking this critical step in setting the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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

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Washington wins federal grant to lead Pacific Coast Collaborative energy efficiency plan

West Coast leaders will develop policy models to bolster cost-saving energy efficiency programs

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

TO: Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force

FROM: Jay Inslee, Governor

British Columbia, California, Oregon & Washington join forces to combat climate change

West Coast Leaders Commit to Accounting for the Costs of Carbon, Clean Fuel Standards, Other Clean Energy Priorities for Region of 53 Million People 

Statements from Governor Inslee and Chair of the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs on Super Typhoon Haiyan

Governor Inslee issued this statement today:

State of the State 2014: Governor Inslee calls on legislators to invest in education, finish work on transportation, and boost minimum wage

Gov. Inslee announces executive action to reduce carbon pollution and promote clean energy

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed an executive order outlining a series of steps to cut carbon pollution in Washington and advance development and use of clean energy technologies. 

Governor and UK delegation hold follow up meeting on climate partnership

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Jobs, water and fish - Governor Inslee introduces Yakima River Basin bill to protect jobs, improve fish passage

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today requested legislation that protects and creates agricultural jobs and addresses fish passage and water supply issues in the Yakima Valley region.

Governor Inslee Names New Department of Ecology Director

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today named Maia D. Bellon as the new director of Washington State's Department of Ecology. Bellon currently heads the Water Resources Program at the Department of Ecology, where she has worked since 2010.

Governor Inslee's statement on leaking tanks at Hanford

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu told Washington Gov. Jay Inslee today that the U.S. Department of Energy has determined there are six, single-shell tanks leaking radioactive waste at Hanford. Last week, the governor was told about one of those tanks.

Governor Inslee statement on DOE announcement regarding removal of Hanford waste. Released as governor arrived at Hanford for a tour and briefing

"This is a good start. The state of Washington had been pushing to get this waste out of Hanford and I'm heartened that the increased attention on these leaking tanks has prompted DOE to act.

Governor Inslee announces $18 million for projects to reduce energy costs, create jobs

Funds go to higher education institutions and local governments across Washington

Governor Jay Inslee today announced nearly $18 million in grants to create jobs and to lower energy costs for 12 higher education institutions and 37 local governments.

Governor Inslee's statement on House passage of his climate action bill (SB 5802). This is the Governor's first bill to be approved by the Legislature and now heads to his desk for his signature

“Today’s bipartisan support for the climate action bill is welcome news.

Governor Inslee thanks Japanese government for assistance in removing tsunami debris

Governor Jay Inslee today expressed his appreciation for Japan’s assistance in removing tsunami debris that had washed onto Washington shores.

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