WASHINGTON STATE

Washington State House Democrats

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Protecting our communities from oil spills

 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 boost the state’s oil spill prevention efforts. KUOW highlights Rep. Farrell’s bill (along with the Senate companion bill sponsored by Sen. Reuven Carlyle) in this piece.