UPDATE – Oregon ETS hearings start as EJ groups, natural gas utilities hit back on programme design

Published 00:06 on February 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:02 on February 11, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  2 Comments

Environmental justice groups have urged Oregon legislators to curtail the use of free allowances and offsets in the state's proposed cap-and-trade programme, while natural gas utilities are advocating for greater allocations in line with their electric counterparts.

*Updates to clarify debate on investments in rural communities as relating to allowance proceeds, not offsets*

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