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Coastal Governors oppose new oil and gas leases off Pacific Coast
Coastal Governors oppose new oil and gas leases off Pacific Coast (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee, NW Leaders, Oppose Oil and Gas Leasing Off Pacific Coast

Gov. Inslee, Oregon Gov. Mike Kitzhaber and CA Governor Jerry Brown have signed a letter that's being sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and it could have an impact on our energy independence.

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Middle East unrest raising oil prices
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Middle East Unrest To Raise Your Gas Prices this Summer

It's no surprise, it's happened for decades.  But now we are seeing sharp spikes in gas prices again.

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Inslee refutes claims he wants a low carbon fuel tax
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Gov. Inslee Claims He Doesn’t Support a Carbon Fuel Tax, Does Support ‘Standard’ – Basically the Same

Gov. Inslee recently fired off a letter to Republican legislators in Olympia,  refuting their claim that his Carbon Fuel Standard he desperately wants to adopt would act as a tax because it would raise fuel prices.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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5 Ways to Improve Your Car’s Gas Mileage

Nowadays, perhaps more than ever, maximizing your car's gas mileage is vital—practically, economically and environmentally.

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GOP legislator fronts bill that would block Inslee executive order
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Inslee Officially Pursuing Low-Carbon Fuel Standard – Now Faces Challenge from Legislators

It's looking like a showdown at the OK Corral!

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Offshore oil rig
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Could Gov. Inslee Raise Gas Prices $1-Per-Gallon? Possible Executive Order on Low Carbon Fuel

According to legislators in Olympia, the governor and Department of Ecology are hinting at just that.

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WA truckers fighting Inslee green fuel standard idea
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WA Truckers, GOP, Fighting Possible Inslee Green Fuel Standard – Could Raise Gas $1-Per-Gallon

You might remember last October and November Newstalk 870 reported Gov. Inslee signed a Pacific Coast energy agreement with CA, OR and British Columbia that includes a pledge to adopt a green fuel standard.   Now, Inslee finds himself facing a storm of opposition from truckers, the GOP, and business leaders.

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Gov. Inslee's plan could cause prices to jump over 30%
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Gov. Inslee’s Fuel Emission Plan Could Raise Gas to $5 A Gallon, or Higher!

The Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal and The Association of Washington Business have presented the best look so far at what Inslee's low carbon fuel ideas would do to our economy - AND your wallet!

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AAA says gas will never drop below $3 again.
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AAA Says Gas Will Never Again Drop Below $3 A Gallon – Do YOU Agree?

As gas spends a record 1,000th day in a row at $3 or higher, AAA has made a prediction Americans don't want to hear.

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Fuel thief suspect vehicle
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Suspects Sought in Massive Fuel Theft in Tri-Cities [PHOTOS]

Authorities are seeking at least three suspects and three vehicles involved in a large fuel theft last week.

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