Green New Deal Oversight Board Formed to Guide Seattle’s 2030 Fossil Fuel Free Efforts

Seattle, WA – On September 16th 2019, the Seattle City council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance to create a Green New Deal Oversight board to guide the city’s effort to be greenhouse gas free by 2030. Continue reading

Washington State’s Most Populous County Passes Second Moratorium on New and Expanded Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Seattle, WA – On July 10th, 2019, the King County Council passed a second 6-month moratorium on any new and or expanded fossil fuel infrastructure. King County, which includes Seattle, is the state’s most populous county and home to the third largest port in the United States. Continue reading

Seattle Seeks to Hold the Fossil Fuel Industry Accountable, also Pursue Green New Deal

The fossil fuel industry has caused immeasurable harm to our society, and I intend to do everything in my power to make sure that fossil fuel companies pay their fair share for the mess they have caused.” Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes

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Climate Victory! A Major US County Voted for a Moratorium on New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

January 29, 2019 – Seattle, WA – on January 28th the King County Council voted 6-3 to approve a moratorium on all new fossil fuel infrastructure. With over 2.1 million residents, King County is the 13th largest county in the United States in terms of population. Continue reading