Wash. Sens. Push 'Clean Energy, Green Jobs' Bills

Law360, New York (January 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Attempting to capitalize on the chance to boost the economy through the green energy sector, Democrats in Washington state have proposed a package of bills that would lower energy costs, create new jobs and provide training for unemployed workers.

The parcel of legislation, introduced in the Washington State Senate on Tuesday, focuses on increasing energy efficiency, expanding clean and green energy jobs and driving down transportation emissions.

“The era when environmental interests and economic interests must compete is over,” the sponsors of the “Clean Energy, Green...
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