Oregon greenlights cap-and-reduce programme to wrap up years of climate efforts

Published 22:31 on December 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:31 on December 16, 2021  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) on Thursday approved a rulemaking to implement a market-based climate programme, marking the culmination of Governor Kate Brown’s (D) regulatory approach after walkouts from the minority Republican legislature prevented Democrats from passing a WCI-modelled cap-and-trade bill in past years. 

The Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) on Thursday approved a rulemaking to implement a market-based climate programme, marking the culmination of Governor Kate Brown’s (D) regulatory approach after walkouts from the minority Republican legislature prevented Democrats from passing a WCI-modelled cap-and-trade bill in past years.

A Carbon Pulse subscription is required to read this content. Subscribe today to access our unrivalled news and intelligence, as well as our premium content including all job listings. Click here for details.

We offer a FREE TRIAL of our subscription service and it only takes a minute to register. If you already have a Carbon Pulse account, login here.

Comment