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One of the Oregon Business Association's core beliefs is that a healthy environment and economic development go hand in hand. And an excellent illustration of this “healthy-environment, healthy economy” synergy is Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program.
On Thursday, SkyNRG announced that they have become the first aviation biofuel provider worldwide to certify their entire supply chain, from “feedstock to flight,” as sustainable. Last Friday, a KLM commercial flight using SkyNRG-sourced biofuel travelled from Amsterdam to New York.
Blue carbon is the capture and storage of carbon pollution from the atmosphere in ocean plants and sediments on the seabed. Once captured and stored, carbon is usually stable and can stay there thousands of years.
Issaquah is not the only city in the Puget Sound region that has adopted such an ambitious carbon reduction goal. But it may very well be the only one that has taken the time to figure out how to meet that goal.
Tom Steyer, this year's Annual Breakfast keynote speaker, is passionate about solving climate change and committed to policy solutions that drive the clean energy economy.