Environment

WPC's Center for the Environment brings balance to the environmental debate by promoting the idea that human progress and prosperity work in a free economy to protect the environment.

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Gov. Inslee offers pollution control proposal

January 26, 2015 in In the News
Sequim Gazette
Source: 
Sequim Gazette
Date: 
Sunday, January 25, 2015

The science and comedy of Kirkland’s proposed bag ban

January 22, 2015 in In the News
The Kirkland Reporter
Source: 
The Kirkland Reporter
Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Nearly half of electric car tax breaks go to state’s wealthiest 10 percent

January 20, 2015 in Publications

$15 million tax break does little to increase car sales, yields no environmental benefit

NFIB/WA Small Business Day at the Capitol

January 20, 2015 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Time: 
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Place: 
Governor Hotel
621 Capitol Way S
Olympia, WA

WPC to co-present the NFIB WA Small Business Day at the Capitol.


Putting a Price on Climate Pollution in Washington State

January 20, 2015 in In the News
Seattle Metropolitan
Source: 
Seattle Metropolitan
Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Inslee Climate Advisor suggests "Cap-and-Jail"

January 15, 2015 in Blog

Last night, a member of Governor Inslee's carbon taskforce told a University of Washington audience that to ensure emissions reductions targets were met, he favored "cap-and-jail."

State proposes water-quality rule tied to fish consumption

January 13, 2015 in In the News
The Seattle Times
Source: 
The Seattle Times
Date: 
Monday, January 12, 2015