By Cameron Sheppard
WNPA News Service 

Industry leaders worry clean-fuel program could hurt economy

Proponents believe it would incentivize necessary switch to green economy

 

Last updated 1/19/2020 at 12:52pm



Democrats in the state Legislature are backing bills aimed at reducing carbon emissions and pollutants put into the atmosphere by transportation fuels with the goal of achieving a 95% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by the year 2050.

One of the co-sponsors, Sen. Joe Nguyen, D-White Center, said Senate bills 5412 and 6272 would allow the Department of Ecology to put rules into place that limit the use of dirty and carbon-emitting fuels and set new objectives for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Nguyen said the limit on traditional kinds of fuels will inspire the inno...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019