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Washington carbon tax bill clears key fiscal committee
Aviation fuel and fossil fuels used in agriculture are among those that would be exempt from the tax.

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Wallowa ranchers pursue energy projects
Wallowa ranchers pursue energy projects
Triple Creek Ranch and Schaafsma Ranch hope to benefit from energy generated off of their shared irrigation pipeline.
Democrats say Interior boss withheld key facts
The reorganization could have widespread impacts in the West, home of most of the resources the Interior Department manages.
Denied mic, foes of offshore drilling plan hold rallies
Trump’s decision last month to open most of the nation’s coast to oil and gas drilling horrified environmentalists, and many elected officials from both parties oppose it.
Trump Budget Proposes Selling Off Bonneville Power Transmission Lines (Again)
The idea to privatize the BPA’s transmission assets has been considered off and on for decades.
Kerry pushes climate bills in Washington legislature
Kerry pushes climate bills in Washington legislature
Washington Farm Bureau on twin carbon bills: Staring down a double-barrelled shotgun
Inslee sees ag warming to carbon tax, but farm groups don’t
Inslee sees ag warming to carbon tax, but farm groups don’t
Gov. Inslee sees support for carbon tax growing
Ag opinions divided on Oregon ‘cap-and-invest’ bill
Ag opinions divided on Oregon ‘cap-and-invest’ bill
Opinions are divided among agricultural producers and industry groups concerning Oregon’s proposed carbon “cap-and-invest” bill.
California officials, protesters fight offshore drill plans
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to open nearly all U.S. coastlines to offshore oil and gas drilling.
Cantwell, Seafood Industry Say ‘No’ To Northwest Offshore Drilling Plan
Lawmaker said it would put Washington and Oregon’s multibillion-dollar fishing industries at risk.

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