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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Petition said started for clean air agency

 

September 26, 2019



At their Monday workshop session, county commissioners noted that more action is happening for those on the side of banning marijuana in the county.

“There have been some requests from the marijuana ban group about us creating a clean air agency in the county,” Commissioner Art Swannack reported.

Clean air agencies enforce federal, state and local regulations to reduce air pollution.

Swannack reported he researched the Clean Air Agency of Spokane County to see what the program costs and how it’s staffed.

“It costs them $2.3 million a year to operate,” Swannack said. “They fund i...



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