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State-Level Carbon Tax Having “Hard Time Getting Off the Ground”

Only two states are committed to the Transportation and Climate Initiative.  The Carbon-Tax, aimed at seeing a reduction of Carbon Dioxide emissions, would require jurisdictions to buy energy allowances for CO2 emissions. The volume of allowances would decrease each year, hence suppliers will pay more annually for emissions.

Proponents hope the scheme will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26%, whilst generating $3 billion in revenue.

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