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OLYMPIA – A proposal to make power from the West Plains garbage incinerator worth more money, one of the city of Spokane’s top legislative priorities, died a quiet death Wednesday in a House committee.
A proposal to reclassify power from the city's Waste-to-Energy facility as renewable energy, which would make it more valuable to the region's utilities, failed to come up for a vote in the House Technology and Economic Development Committee before a key deadline. Members of both parties said it is dead for the year. . .
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But does fit under Initiative 937, which voters approved in 2006 to boost the state's supply of renewable energy, Sen. Marilyn Chase, D-Shoreline, wondered. I-937 was designed to encourage new facilities and the plant opened in 1991. . .
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