We know if we don’t act now, the threat of pollution will only get worse and cause
more harm to our communities and our kids’ health. I-1631 is a practical first step to
ensure clean air and clean water for everyone in Washington and gives us the chance
to pass on a healthier state to the next generation.
Even before the smoke rolled in this summer, Washingtonians across the state were experiencing unhealthy and unsafe levels of pollution. #Yeson1631 is an important step to clean our air, improve our health, and hold large polluters accountable. ... See MoreSee Less
Hey Bob! That’s an important concern, and exactly the message that the oil companies are paying millions of dollars to a consulting firm to make us believe is inevitable. We don’t know how gas companies will choose to respond, but we do know what ignoring the problem will lead to more and more pollution, wildfires, and public health costs. 😣
Within the writings of Initiative 1631. Beginning on page 20, Section 7(d) page 21. It reads: "Reduction of pollution through strategies that reduce vehicle miles traveled, including by reducing travel distances for people with lower incomes."
Sounds like the Governors grand strategy is to cut the poor people off the roads to reduce carbon!
I'm not voting for something that's simply going to trickle down to consumers when we're already paying the highest state fuel taxes in the country. Guarantee that this won't happen and I'll give you my vote.
And local politicians walk around with no respiratory masks, because they just know that their lungs are not affected.