April 24, 2013 5:12 PM

Gregoire chose Boeing over cleaner water

Entering her final year in office, former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire found herself in a difficult spot. Indian tribes, powerful supporters of the governor, wanted stricter water pollution rules. Meanwhile, her powerful supporters in the aerospace industry – spearheaded by The Boeing Co. – were dead set against tightening the rules. Aerospace won.

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