June 22, 2015 10:27 AM

Carbon tax proposal can move climate needle

Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposal to charge a pollution fee for carbon emissions is dead in the Washington Legislature for this year. That removes a major option for state policy makers — and activists — looking for ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are linked by scientists to climate change. But an initiative campaign is under way to impose a carbon tax on fuels and electrical power generated from fossil fuels in our state.

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