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Washington's failure on recycling shows how unserious state's environmental goals are

Politicians like Governor Inslee frequently boast about their commitment to the environment, but too often their actions and results fall far short of their rhetoric.

Recently, Susannah Frame of KING 5 TV in Seattle highlighted that on many of the environmental issues highlighted by the Inslee Administration, they are missing their goals badly. However, one metric Frame mentioned in passing – Washington’s recycling rate – shows just how unserious the governor and agency staff are about meeting his own environmental promises.

Under “Sustainable Energy & Clean Environment Metrics,” Results Washi...


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