Energy

My statement on the new Hanford tank leak During a news conference Friday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that a single shell nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation outside the Tri-Cities has developed a slow leak. Sen. Sharon Brown, who represents the 8th Legislative District in which Hanford resides, issued the following statement: “This is... Read More...
Sen. Brown’s first week, plus her energy bill Washington State’s 8th District Senator, Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick and Majority Coalition Caucus member, shares a little bit about her first week in office during the 2013 legislative session, how it differs from city government and what her priorities will be this session. Read More...
Brown’s first bill would incentivize energy conservation During public testimony in the Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee Thursday, the sponsor of Senate Bill 5648 – Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick – noted that electricity users and providers in Washington have suffered unintended economic hardship due to the provisions of Initiative 937. The measure requires large utilities to... Read More...