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Why aren’t Washington greenies supporting a carbon tax?

Tuesday 1 Nov 16 9:00am

Environmental groups are opposing the carbon tax because some feel it doesn’t do enough to promote renewable energy and environmental justice
By LUCAS DAVIS | I used to live in Washington state. I’m no longer registered to vote there, but if I were, I would vote “Yes” on November 8 for the Washington Carbon Emission Tax and Sales Tax Reduction, also known as Initiative 732, or I-732.

I-732 would make Washington the first US state to have a carbon tax. The tax would be levied on refineries and utilities, who would then pass the tax on to consumers in the form of higher gasoline, electricity and natural gas prices.

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