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100% Clean Electricity legislation passes WA senate in historic vote

by Stephanie Noren on March 1, 2019

  OLYMPIA -- March 1, 2019 -- Today, the State Senate voted to transition Washington to 100 percent clean electricity by 2045 on a 28-19 vote. This is the first of a suite of critical bills to address climate pollution to move this year.

Clean Fuel Standard closer to passing in WA

by Stephanie Noren on March 1, 2019

The House Appropriations Committee moved HB 1110 (Clean Fuel Standard) out of committee this afternoon.

Initial take on Clean Energy Jobs bill release

by Mara Gross on February 1, 2019

The Oregon Legislature has released a draft of the Clean Energy Jobs bill. Climate Solutions is focused on passing a strong policy that reduces emissions quickly, holds polluters accountable, invests in clean energy projects across the state, and ensures a majority of investments benefit those most impacted by climate change.

Combined House and Regional Action Indicates Strong Momentum for Clean Fuels in WA

by Stephanie Noren on January 24, 2019

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.

Broad show of support for clean fuels for WA

by Stephanie Noren on January 16, 2019

Testimony focused on increased job and economic growth opportunities, climate and public health benefits.

November election did not temper voters' taste for climate action

by Climate Solutions on December 10, 2018

As Governor Inslee announces his climate agenda for 2019, a new post-election poll shows that a majority of voters support policies to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis.

The path to 100% fossil-free electricity in Washington is within reach

by Climate Solutions on September 12, 2018

Climate Solutions presents new research demonstrating the feasibility of a clean-energy Pacific Northwest power grid.

Legal Victory Preserves Momentum on Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program

by Mara Gross on September 7, 2018

9th Circuit upholds lower court ruling, dismissing oil industry challenge to Oregon's low carbon fuel standard

Washington Legislature fails to pass 100% fossil-free electricity

by Climate Solutions on March 9, 2018

Utilities obstructed the passage of HB 2995, a measure backed by a coalition of labor, environmental, clean energy and conservation organizations that would have led Washington State to a fossil fuel-free future.

Rally at Oregon Capitol
Oregon Is One Step Closer To Passing Historic Climate Legislation

by Mara Gross on February 14, 2018

Press Release: Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs Bill passed out of House and Senate committees

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Kimberly Larson, Director of Communications and Engagement
kimberly (at) climatesolutions.org
206.448.6653 (office)

for Washington State inquiries:
Stephanie Noren, Washington Communications Manager
stephanie (at) climatesolutions.org
206.454.7893 (office)

for Oregon inquiries:
Jonathan Gates, Oregon Communications Manager
jonathan.gates (at) climatesolutions.org
503.548.2538 (office)

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