April 17, 2024

Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA)

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Bill to Create Wash. Oil Market Oversight Agency Dies in Committee
A Washington bill that would have created a new agency to monitor the state’s oil industry has died in committee.
Wash. Bill Seeks Increased Monitoring of Petroleum Sector
The bill to create a new agency to monitor activity in Washington's petroleum market details five pages of the kind of information the body would have to collect from oil companies.
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Wash. Weighs Joining California-Quebec Cap-and-trade Program

Washington state officials expect to soon decide whether to join the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program.

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Inslee Challenges Cap-and-trade Role in High Wash. Gas Prices

Washington’s Democratic leaders struck back at critics who blame the state’s 6-month-old cap-and-trade program for producing the highest gasoline prices in the U.S.

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Washington Bill Buffers Some Industries Subject to Cap-and-trade
A bill to cushion trade-exposed Washington manufacturers from the economic impact of the state’s cap-and-trade program is getting pushback.
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Views on Washington Clean Truck Rules Split on Expected Lines
Feedback split along predictable lines on Washington’s efforts to adopt California’s strict standards on zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
Carbon Tax Bill Gains Supporters in Wash.
A proposed Washington carbon emissions tax drew support from environmentalists, activists for low-income residents, communities of color.

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