British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California have signed an agreement to act as the combined 5th largest economy in the world to reduce carbon pollution of the Earth’s atmosphere. Carbon Tax as well as Cap and Trade tools already exist in BC and California. Governor Kitzhaber says Oregon is examining how best to address the problem and devise a strategy to reduce Oregon’s overall carbon emissions. The Boardman power plant east of Portland is likely to figure into the approach.
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