"OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5116 on Monday – a bill that will eliminate coal power by 2025 and transition the state to 100 percent clean and renewable electricity by 2045.
The bill passed the state House last week and now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk to be signed into law.
“On this Earth Day, I couldn’t be more proud of the Legislature’s action to pass the country’s most forward looking clean energy bill,” Gov. Jay Inslee said in a news release. "