Published on April 4, 2017

Rep. Jessyn Farrell, D-Seattle, is the sponsor of HB 1611, which would improve protections for oil transportation over water to reduce the risk of spills. The bill – and its chances for passage this legislative session – is the subject of this article from InvestigateWest…. READ MORE

Published on March 13, 2017

Who: Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, D-Burien, Chair of the House Environment Committee What: Public hearing on House Bill 1646 – the Clean Energy Transition Act When: Tuesday, March 14, at 1:30 p.m. Where: House Hearing Room B, John L. O’Brien Building Why:… READ MORE

Published on February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 OLYMPIA – Washington continues to lead the country with efforts to keep toxic copper particles out of rivers and streams with today’s approval of HB 1738 by the House of Representatives. The bill is sponsored by first-year… READ MORE

Published on January 25, 2017

A shortfall in the Department of Ecology’s oil spill prevention program budget comes at a time when oil is traveling over water, land, and underground in Washington state.  Rep. Jessyn Farrell hopes to fix that shortfall with HB 1611, which would… READ MORE

Published on January 25, 2017

OLYMPIA – A proposal aimed at reducing carbon pollution while investing in Washington’s clean energy future has been introduced by state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D – Burien). HB 1646 addresses the growing threat posed by carbon pollution and climate change,… READ MORE

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