DeVaney: Ag Community Needs To Watch Carbon Issue Very Closely

The 2020 Washington legislative session will be here before you know it.  And while much of the Ag community is watching taxes, H2-A and labor issues very carefully, Jon DeVaney with the Washington state Tree Fruit Association says the environment will be a key issue as well.  He said during this short session, the Ag industry needs to watch the conversation when it comes to climate change and a carbon tax.


“Specifically how that might increase energy and transportation costs.  And when you physically need to move a product as opposed to downloading one, over the internet, we have to be watching those issues very carefully.”


The 2020 Washington legislative session runs January 13th through March 12th.



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