Protecting our region's air, waterways, land, and wildlife are priorities to keep us and our planet healthy. Clean renewable energy sources and energy efficiency are necessary alternatives to today's fossil fuels. We are entrusted to raise children in an environment that doesn't harm them. Washington State should take the lead in preparing for new job growth in clean green technologies that will sustain both our environment and our economy. We know it's the right thing to do to enjoy our beautiful surroundings right now and to preserve our region for future generations.