a joint statement from Climate Solutions and Audubon Washington
This morning, the House Environment & Energy Committee voted to move HB 1110, the Clean Fuel Standard, out of committee. The bill will now move to the House Transportation Committee. Concurrently, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) said it will proceed with rulemaking for a regional Clean Fuel Standard for King, Pierce, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties. Read more
Big oil bought a win in Washington's election. But they're now basically alone in propping up a failing system; that's just one of the fundamental weaknesses that will ultimately bring Oil down.
The transportation sector's immense contribution to global warming makes it a very important place to reduce emissions. That and more new climate and clean energy news in the latest ClimateCast.
Scott Pruitt is hastily trying to scuttle one of EPA’s signature achievements of the last decade: stronger vehicle emissions and fuel economy standards. But he’s swimming against the tide of economics, technology, and overwhelming public support. And the state governments that won these standards aren’t going to give them up.