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Industry Groups Voice Strong Opposition To Oregon GHG Cap & Trade Bills

January 10, 2018
Industry groups in the Pacific Northwest are strongly opposing pending legislation in Oregon to implement a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system that links to California's program, charging in recent media opinion pieces that the proposal is an unfair tax that will hurt Oregonians while doing essentially nothing to address climate change. “It functions as a tax on anybody who uses electricity, natural gas, and transportation fuel, increasing energy and fuel costs and diverting resources we need to continue investments in reducing...

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