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States: Governors voice unease on Northeast climate transport plan

January 10, 2020
More Northeastern governors are expressing unease over a proposed cap-and-trade program for the region’s transportation sector, expressing concern that the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) could increase driving costs for residents that don’t have alternative transportation options. “I simply cannot support proposals that will make things more expensive for them,” said Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) during his Jan. 9 State of the State address, according to Boston radio station WBUR . The outlet noted that Scott did not specifically identify...

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