Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce takes political stance against clean fuel bill

MOSES LAKE – Moses Lake’s Chamber of Commerce wasn’t guarded when it revealed its stance against a clean fuel bill it says could be costly to Washingtonians on both sides of the mountains. …

“Employers will pay more to get their goods to market. Employees will spend more to get to work. Families will face higher food and travel costs. The impact to the economy could total $1.5 billion in declining gross regional product,” wrote the Chamber in an email.

“And the additional cost would provide very little air quality benefit to the environment. In fact, this inefficiency has led the California Legislative Analyst’s Office to recommend the Legislature amend or eliminate the program altogether,” the Chamber added.

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