News Release | Environment Washington

House Environment Committee passes bill to increase energy-saving standards for common products

On February 7, 2019, the House Environment Committee passed HB 1444, which would adopt appliance efficiency standards on 17 consumer products, including commercial dishwashers, commercial fryers, water coolers and faucets. The new standards would reduce customers’ utility bills, cut climate altering carbon dioxide pollution and smog forming emissions, and save water resources. Following is the statement of Environment Washington Director Bruce Speight.

News Release | Environment Washington

Environment Washington urges state legislators to adopt energy-saving standards for common products

Environment Washington joined environmental and consumer allies to press the Washington legislature to adopt appliance efficiency standards (SB 5115/HB 1444) on 17 consumer products, including commercial dishwashers, commercial fryers, water coolers and faucets.

News Release | Environment Washington

Environment Washington, NW Energy Coalition urge state legislators to adopt energy-saving standards for common products

Environment Washington joined environmental and consumer allies to press the Washington legislature to adopt appliance efficiency standards (SB 5115/HB 1444) on 17 consumer products, including commercial dishwashers, commercial fryers, water coolers and faucets. The new standards would reduce customers’ utility bills, cut climate altering carbon dioxide pollution and smog forming emissions, and save water resources.

News Release | Environment Washington

Bill to Protect Kids from Lead-Contaminated Drinking Water in WA Schools Introduced

A state bill to protect kids from lead in school drinking water has been introduced in Olympia by Rep. Gerry Pollet. HB 1860 would require schools to notify parents when tests detect lead levels at 1 part per billion (ppb), and to fix water outlets where lead levels reach 5 ppb or higher.

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Testimony in support of SB 5397, the Product Stewardship Bill

Testimony in support of SB 5397, the Product Stewardship Bill. We support this bill because it will improve recycling in Washington State.

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