fossil fuels

EPA’s Final Guidance On Pesticide Resistance
EPA plans to release final guidance on pesticide resistance coming by the end of the year to help growers and applicators deal with weed and pest resistance, agency officials said Thursday at a meeting of the Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee...
Hundreds to Protest at 2 Oil Refineries Near Anacortes
SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of people are gathering at the site of two oil refineries near Anacortes to call for action on climate change.
The three-day event begins Friday and includes protesters in kayaks, community workshops and a three-mile march along the shores of Fidalgo Bay in front of the …
Carbon Tax Initiative Goes to November Ballot
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — An initiative that would create a carbon tax in Washington state is now headed to the November ballot.
Lawmakers adjourned the special legislative session late Tuesday without taking action on Initiative 732, thus sending the statewide ballot measure to voters.
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Washington Considers Nation’s First Carbon Emissions Tax
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington could become the first state in the nation to impose a direct tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels such as coal, gasoline and natural gas.
A ballot measure before the state Legislature would create a carbon tax of $25 per metric ton of fossil fuel emissions burned…