Weldon, Tim
June 2008
State News (Council of State Governments);Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on the efforts of U.S. governments to reduce carbon dioxide emission. Minnesota passed a legislation that seeks to reduce emissions by 15 percent relative to the 2005 level. Washington also passed a law requiring the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from new electricity generating plants. States are also persuading the federal government to enact a nationwide emission reduction scheme.


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