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Loose Change: Oil, power sectors flex muscle on climate ballot measures

November 07, 2018
The oil and gas industry and the power sector flexed their political muscle in a trio of high-profile Nov. 6 ballot initiatives in the West seeking to reduce greenhouse gases and restrict drilling, underscoring the industries' sway even though Democrats in those states generally performed well or were competitive. The Washington Post rounds up the results of the three climate change-related measures – what would have been the country's first carbon tax in Washington state, an aggressive renewable power...

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