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Vetoes to energy facility siting bill will devastate Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA–Rep. Mary Dye and Rep. Mark Klicker say Gov. Jay Inslee’s veto of significant sections in a clean energy facility siting measure Friday will have devastating consequences on the future landscape of Eastern Washington communities and farmland.

House Bill 1812, signed late Friday afternoon by Inslee, establishes the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) as an independent agency sep...