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Loose Change: New Hampshire leaves nascent transport cap & trade deal

December 18, 2019
Within hours of the release of a draft cap-and-trade program covering the transportation sector in Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) pledged not to participate in the program even though the state had earlier been involved in the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) crafting the policy. In a Dec. 17 statement, he called the plan a gas tax in disguise that would “subsidize other states’ crumbling infrastructure,” according to the Concord Monitor . MassLive also...