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John McCoy: State Representative #1, District 38

Reflecting his commitment to preserving natural resources, John McCoy was appointed to the Puget Sound Council, whose mission is to protect the Sound for future generations. During the 2005-2006 Legislative Sessions, John sponsored bills requiring public buildings to be built using high-performance green building standards, protecting ancestral trees, increasing the production and use of renewable energy resources, and improving management of vital water resources.

As Vice-Chair of the House Special Committee on Hood Canal, John McCoy proposed a series of bills in the House legislature in an effort to clean up the canal’s polluted waters. In his district, John worked to return Chum and Coho salmon to Coho Creek, supported the work of the Snohomish Basin BioGas Partnership, and lead the development of the regions first high-tech waste treatment plant on the Tulalip reservation.