Will the Washington state Department of Ecology approve or deny a massive new fossil-fuel project on the Columbia River? The obvious answer is deny, especially for a state leading the way on climate action.
A fossil-fuel corporation called Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW) seeks to upend Washington’s efforts to combat climate change by building the world’s largest fracked gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama. The corporation has made startling, misleading claims, asserting the highly-polluting project will somehow benefit our climate. We are encouraging the Department of Ecology to cut through the company’s false claims and deny the project.