Gov. Inslee visits Rattlesnake Flats
Gubernatorial visit follows criticism from Rep. Mary Dye
April 28, 2022
RALSTON – A month after vetoing sections affirming local input into development of solar and wind farms, Gov. Jay Inslee tried last week to put a positive spin on his move.
The governor spent part of Wednesday, April 20, at Rattlesnake Flats Wind Farm north of Washtucna, in the heart of the 9th Legislative District represented by Sen. Mark Schoesler, and Reps. Mary Dye and Joe Schmick.
Inslee’s visit coincided with Earth Week.
Rattlesnake Flats includes 57 wind turbines, according to Clearway Energy Group, which developed the wind farm.
Dye and Schoesler have been vocal opponents of Ins...