Washington state media lends support to energy efficiency

Two major Washington media outlets have come out in support of energy efficiency and Senate/House Bill 1017, which would set standards for electronic device battery chargers.


Put policy before politics with conservation bill

Editorial Board | The Olympian • Published March 27, 2013

A noncontroversial bill that would save Washingtonians more than $60 million by 2018, and is supported by business, utilities and conservationists, will test the claims of bipartisanship in the Republican-controlled state Senate…

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Legislature should pass sensible bill to conserve energy, water

Lance Dickie / Times editorial columnist | The Seattle Times • published March 28, 2013

A smart, practical bill to improve efficiency standards for plumbing products and battery chargers is having trouble getting noticed in the state Senate.

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