OCTOBER 29, 2013

BUDGET/FINANCES 

Split Port of Port Angeles commission opts not to raise property tax 1%; moorage rates another matter Port of Port Angeles commissioners will forego a 1 percent property tax increase for 2014, they decided Monday in a split vote.

 

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES 

3 states, B.C. craft climate accord The three West Coast governors and the premier of British Columbia Monday to jointly attack climate change by reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. 

Inslee Signs New Pact With West-Coast States, B.C., Promising to Enact Cap-and-Trade Plan – Catches Lawmakers Off-Guard Agreement on CO2 Leaves Some Solons Gasping for Oxygen – Western-States Agreement Appears to Leapfrog Washington-State Decision-Making Process

 

MISC 

Charleston best place for Boeing 777X by 2020, says analystEverett might be the best place to build the 777X now, but that could change by 2020, when the first of Boeing’s newest aircraft are expected to be rolling off the assembly line. 

Case strengthening for 777X in Charleston, stories suggestA spate of news stories and interviews Monday suggested that South Carolina is gathering momentum as the state where Boeing will assemble its upcoming 777X.

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