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

Published on April 7, 2016

With special session wrapped up, and the supplemental budget on its way to the Governor’s desk, I want to respond to YOUR questions. Below is a quick update on the issues I received the most emails and phone calls about… READ MORE

Published on January 15, 2016

Seattle Astronomy recently highlighted House Bill 2057, sponsored by Rep. Jessyn Farrell to study the environmental, economic, and public health effects of light pollution. Read more at Seattle Astronomy.

Published on May 11, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2015 New proposal targets carbon reduction, rural economic growth OLYMPIA – As legislators continue work to come to an agreement on the state operating budget and a funding solution for schools, work has continued to… READ MORE

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