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5.9.2008

Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis to be Incorporated into Washington State Environmental Reviews

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The Washington Department of Ecology (“Ecology”) is taking steps to clarify how state and local jurisdictions should incorporate climate change and greenhouse gas emissions into the environmental reviews they are required to do under the State Environmental Policy Act (“SEPA”). Over the next several months, Ecology will convene a working group that includes business representatives to recommend changes to SEPA and provide guidance to government agencies. View full article (PDF).