Tag: Washington State

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Washington State Considers Legislation for Plastic Packaging Waste

March 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

Washington state is considering two legislative measures to better manage plastic packaging waste. The first legislation, HB 1204, addresses plastic packaging pollution and recycling, and the second legislation, HB 1795, would eliminate the state’s 50 percent recycling goal and ban […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Proposed Bill Would Make Manufacturers Responsible for Plastic Waste

March 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

Washington state officials are considering legislation that would prohibit the use of single-use plastic carryout bags and make manufacturers responsible for plastic waste. The legislation being considered, House Bill 1204, would require a producer of plastic packaging to participate in […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Washington utilities need better carbon cost estimates in IRPs, regulator says

May 9, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The utilities that serve Washington State have been moving away from coal-fired power, but going forward the UTC wants the utilities to step up those efforts. And it wants them to improve consideration of carbon costs in their estimates of […]