Governor Jay Inslee points to the crowd after announcing his candidacy for President on Friday, March 1, 2019, at A&R Solar on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Seattle.
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Governor Jay Inslee points to the crowd after announcing his candidacy for President on Friday, March 1, 2019, at A&R Solar on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Seattle.
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Cleaner power and greener buildings coming soon to Washington state

Our electricity in Washington state is pretty clean, but it’s slated to get 100 percent clean in coming years.

Gov. Jay Inslee is expected to sign that requirement into law shortly, along with others that would clean up buildings, appliances and refrigeration systems in Washington.

They're all part of the package of proposals Inslee has made to reduce the state's impact on the global climate.

KUOW environment reporter John Ryan updated host Kim Malcolm on the governor’s climate push and what that might mean for his presidential run.

Listen to the interview by clicking the play button above.