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Inslee to visit Kent, Renton as part of alternative energy jobs tour

Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor, will take part in a two-part jobs tour with the CEOs of two local companies in Kent and Renton that exemplify the economic and job potential in Washington’s clean tech industry. - Courtesy photo
Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor, will take part in a two-part jobs tour with the CEOs of two local companies in Kent and Renton that exemplify the economic and job potential in Washington’s clean tech industry.
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Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor, meets executives and workers in Kent and Renton next week – part of his jobs tour with area companies that demonstrate the economic and job potential in Washington's clean tech industry.

On Tuesday, Inslee visits World CNG, a Kent-based company and leader in alternative fuel vehicle conversions from conventional gasoline to compressed natural gas.

Inslee's appearance is scheduled from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m., at World CNG, 20620 84th Ave. S., Kent.

On Wednesday, Inslee visits Shuttle Express, which worked with World CNG to convert a large portion of its fleet and built a natural gas-fueling station with the support of the Obama Administration's Recovery Act Grant award.

Inslee's visit to Shuttle Express, 800 SW 16th St., Renton, is from 10-11 a.m.

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