Gov. Inslee announces new carbon plans with Youth Corps front and center

Published on in Seattle PI

On December 17, 2014, Governor Jay Inslee announced the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act of 2015 at the REI Flagship store in Downtown Seattle.    He invited local leaders to stand up front with him – as well as two of the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps!  The Act is focused on taxing pollution and polluters – as Inslee put it in his announcement “We are going to do more than fix potholes; we’re going to fix kids’ lungs.”

Gov. Inslee had previously discussed his meeting with the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps when they presented information about air quality and asthma rates in their community.

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