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Leaders Talk Environmental Future of Mid-Columbia

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PASCO, Wash.- Environmental leaders from around the region met in Pasco Thursday to talk for the Mid-Columbia's e3 Summit.

More than 100 teachers, businesspeople and scientists joined in to pitch ideas on how to improve environment in the Mid-Columbia and Washington.  

The groups went through a series of workshops designed at bringing new ideas together.

"We all come from different places, we all want the same thing, and that's a very livable, high quality future for the Mid-Columbia region," said WSU Tri-Cities Professor Jim Wise. 

The event was put on by the Environmental Education Association of Washington, a council of businesses, educators and scientists.  

The organization is co-chaired by Governor Christine Gregoire.