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King awarded for help in passing energy bill



SUPPORTING THE CAUSE: Sen. Curtis King (right) receives an award from George Caan, Executive Director of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association.

Washington Public Utility District's Association presented its 2015 Legislative

Champion Award to 14th District Senator Curtis King

The Washington Public Utility Districts Association honored King for his leadership in passage of a bill signed last July by Gov. Jay Inslee last April that allows public utility districts to produce and sell renewable natural gas from landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and dairy digesters for use as a transportation fuel; adding value to PUD projects and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new PUD authority went into effect in July of 2015.

The award, presented to King at the Association's Jan. 14, 2016 meeting in Olympia, recognizes a Washington Sta...

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