Today, Ecology issues final updated Clean Air Rules for WA State

This morning WA Dept of Ecology sent out this letter announcing their final version of their updated implementation of the federal Clean Air Act rules (aka “SIP”=State Implementation Plan). PTAW and numerous other environmental groups submitted comments critiquing it as kow-towing too much to corporate interests (link to comments is in the letter below). You …

Comment on WA CO2 reporting rule TODAY 2016 July 22 by 11:45pm

www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/air/rules/wac173442/1510inv.html Chapter 173-442 WAC, Clean Air Rule Chapter 173-441 WAC, Reporting of Emissions of Greenhouse Gases Proposed plan largely exempts some of the most egregious CO2 emitters, such as the Port Townsend Paper Corp, through special considerations (“EITE” or energy-intensive trade-endangered designation), loose and generous cap-and-trade or alternative good works provisions, and blatantly by the …

Pardon the rubble!

Since 2007, PT AirWatchers has been a hub for organizing around cleaning up pollution from Jefferson County WA’s largest polluter by any measure, the Port Townsend Paper Corporation. This site will undergo a fair amount of change, especially while learning the web management software and experimenting with what makes it easy for YOU to find …