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In Washington state, Inslee's final months aimed at staving off repeal of landmark climate law

Jul. 23, 2024 01:57 AM EDT

SILVERDALE, Wash. (AP) — Standing at a transit center near four new wireless bus charging stations in a small community west of Seattle, Gov. Jay Inslee told transit and city leaders where money to pay for them — more than $1 million — came from. “It’s possible only because...

Money from Washington's landmark climate law will help tribes face rising seas, climate change

Jul. 17, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tens of millions of dollars raised by a landmark climate law in Washington state will go to Native American tribes that are at risk from climate change and rising sea levels to help them move to higher ground, install solar panels, buy electric vehicles and restore wetlands, Gov....

Massive wind farm proposal in Washington state gets new life from Gov. Jay Inslee

May. 23, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday rejected a recommendation to cut a proposal for what would be the state's largest wind farm in half, giving new life to the $1.7 billion project. Plans for the Horse Heaven wind farm originally included up to 222 wind...