A dried-out 3-mile-stretch of creek in central Washington will soon swell again with water. It’s part of a project near Ellensburg to pipe irrigation water from the Yakima River to keep water in the creek for salmon and steelhead.
EarthFix caught up with Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee at a ribbon cutting for a clean tech company in Arlington, Wash. Here's what the first-term chief executive had to say about Washington's future in clean technology and fossil fuel exports.
On Monday, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and Washington Governor Jay Inslee sent a joint letter to the Council on Environmental Quality, President Obama's top environmental advisory group, asking them to consider the impact of coal exports on the climate.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wants an independent work group to figure out how the state can meet lower greenhouse gas emission standards set in 2008.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he wants to defeat climate change. Rather than taxing carbon or pursuing a cap-and-trade system to restrict the emission of greenhouse gases, the Democratic state executive wants more clean energy research and development.