Governors Announce Bipartisan Accord for a New Energy Future

Washington DC – A bipartisan group of 17 governors today signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future - a joint commitment to take action to promote clean energy, clean transportation choices, a modern electr

Statement from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling staying the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

“Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Clean Power Plan is very troubling, surprising, and disappointing. And it inexplicably breaks with past rulings in which the high court has called for federal rules to limit the carbon pollution that is driving climate change.

Gov. Jay Inslee launches next phase of Washington Shellfish Initiative

Inslee solidifies international partnerships to take action on climate change

While attending COP21 in Paris, Gov. Jay Inslee signed on to several agreements in an effort to boost global cooperation on climate action and strengthen Washington’s commitment to be part of global action on climate.

Governor Jay Inslee statement on REC Silicon Moses Lake announcement re impacts from solar trade disagreement

“I am deeply troubled by the situation faced by REC Silicon’s polysilicon manufacturing facility in Moses Lake, due to an ongoing trade dispute affecting U.S. and Chinese solar industries.

Federal apprenticeship grants will help Washington high-tech workers

OLYMPIA — A new $5 million federal grant awarded to Washington today will expand technology job opportunities for women, minorities, veterans and others in the state. The U.S.

Gov. Inslee statement on release of EPA’s final Clean Power Plan

“On behalf of Washington state I want to thank President Obama and EPA Administrator McCarthy for delivering a strong and common sense plan for achieving significant cuts in carbon pollution.

Washington teams up with states and provinces worldwide committing to cut greenhouse gas emissions 80-95 percent

Commitments from governments representing 100 million people puts pressure on nations to act boldly at Paris Climate Conference

Governor declares statewide drought emergency

State ramps up work to relieve hardships from water shortages

OLYMPIA – With snowpack at historic lows, rivers dwindling and irrigation districts cutting off water to farmers, Gov. Jay Inslee today declared a statewide drought for Washington.

Statement by Gov. Jay Inslee on legislative passage of the Oil Transportation Safety Act

“Today, legislators did the right thing and approved a much-needed bill to improve the oversight of crude oil being transported through Washington and our ability to prevent and respond to oil spills. This was one of my top priorities for this session and I particularly want to thank Rep.

Governor Inslee expands drought emergency to include more of Washington

OLYMPIA – Worsening drought and snowpack conditions in Washington prompted Gov. Inslee to expand the state’s drought emergency today. Nearly half the state is now expected to experience hardships from this year’s drought.

Innovative clean energy projects gain federal attention and funding

OLYMPIA – Five projects around Washington state have been awarded $4.98 million from the state’s Clean Energy Fund, helping them to secure federal funding from the U.S.

Policy Brief: Carbon Pollution Accountability Act - Revenue Forecast

Statement from the office of Gov. Jay Inslee on House Passage of HB 1472

“This bill is an important step in protecting the health of Washingtonians and keeping our water clean. The governor is pleased that it received bipartisan support today. We want to thank Rep.

Inslee’s oil transportation safety bill passed with bipartisan support out of state House of Representatives

OLYMPIA – The state House of Representatives late yesterday passed Gov.

Policy Brief: Oil Transportation Safety Legislation

Climate impacts in Washington state

Gov. Inslee Climate Tour Header

Climate Impacts and Action in Washington. Together, We Can Lead. 

Bill Dewey harvests shellfish, an occupation that dates back millennia in the cool, coastal waters of Washington. But fast-moving changes threaten that livelihood and could radically alter the quality of life across much of the Evergreen State.

Reinvesting in Washington - remarks on proposed 2015-17 budget

Washington's Transition to Clean Energy

Inslee proposes sustainable, responsible, fair budget to "reinvest in Washington"

Gov. Jay Inslee declared today “it is time to reinvest in Washington” and proposed his 2015–17 budget that makes a bold commitment to education and protects important services hit hard by budget cuts during the recession.

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