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Washington paved the way for federal clean cars standards

Nathan Willcox, Environment Washington's federal global warming program director, thanked President Obama for announcing a plan to double fuel-efficiency standards nationwide to an average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Washington helped pave the way for this historic move with our own pioneering clean car standards. 

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Use only reusable bags today on ‘A Day Without a Bag’

Today is “A Day Without a Bag,” a day holiday shoppers and retailers are asked not to use single-use, plastic shopping bags but to use reusable bags instead.

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Council OKs citywide ban of plastic bags

Start stocking up on reusable bags now – Mukilteo City Council voted unanimously on Monday to ban plastic bags in the city. 

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Mukilteo makes 'large statement' with bag ban

Shoppers and retailers alike now have a year to get used to the fact they'll no longer be able to use plastic bags for groceries or convenience-store goodies.

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Seattle closer to adopting ban on plastic bags

Katrina Rosen of Environmental Washington said, “I’m hopeful and excited to see Seattle be number four,” referring to the fact that Seattle would be the fourth city in Washington to ban plastic bags.

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Council to consider plastic bag ban

Reusable bags may soon be more than just a trend in Mukilteo, as city officials consider banning plastic bags.

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