Clean fuel standard bill headed to Washington House floor

Supporters say a clean fuel standard is needed to fight climate change — but opponents say it will drive up gas prices. (AP)

Once again, there’s a movement in the Legislature for a clean fuel standard — and after a narrow pass by the House Appropriations Committee, it’s headed to the House floor.

The House passed a clean fuel standard each year for the past two sessions, but it didn’t make it through the Senate.

This year, House Bill 1091 would require fuel companies to reduce the carbon in their gas by 10% by 2028, and by 20% by 2035. This is specifically for fuel used on the

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