Sally Deneen is a Seattle-based freelance writer and editor.
Even with Democrats in charge of the Legislature, environmentalists struggled on climate, clean water and orca protection.
The chances of the carbon tax passing are looking better than they ever have.
The 2018 Legislative session is nearing its final two weeks with some key environmental issues still undecided.
Here's a rundown of key environmental issues expected to be argued and voted on by the end of the legislative session.