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Tag Archives: cap and trade

Reader’s view: Former GOP chief says embracing a carbon tax would doom that party’s nominee

Ed Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman, was the GOP nominee for the United States Senate in Virginia last year. He wrote this opinion piece […]...

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October 26, 2015 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In

Wiretap: Has China been listening to the pope?

Cap and trade Get ready for the big announcement on cap and trade. By 2017, China is ready to begin its program. Maybe the Chinese […]...

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September 25, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Oil and gas utilities seek to overturn cap-and-trade in New Mexico

New Mexico’s oil and gas utilities have filed petitions with the state’s Environmental Impact Board, seeking to overturn rules establishing a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions in the state....

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July 22, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Uncategorized
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VIDEO: Montana Rep jumps shark, calls drunk driving laws ‘job killers’

Republican lawmakers have made opposition to industry regulation a top priority, repeatedly framing public health and safety laws as "nanny state" "job killers." On Wednesday, Montana Republican Congressman Alan Hale used the GOP anti-government "job killer" line to defend...

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March 31, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
China signals openness to binding agreement at Cancún climate talks

China signals openness to binding agreement at Cancún climate talks

CANCÚN, MEXICO — There are rumblings around Cancún that China may be willing to legally commit to its domestic cuts in carbon emissions. Negotiators, ministers and world leaders are currently in the second week of talks at the Conference of...

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December 8, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Progressive groups unveil deficit-reduction plan

Progressive groups unveil deficit-reduction plan

Our Fiscal Security, a partnership of progressive policy organizations Demos, the Economic Policy Institute and the Century Foundation, unveiled a deficit reduction plan Monday, devoting […]...

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November 29, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Kennedy slams media on public policy failures, lack of energy reform

Kennedy slams media on public policy failures, lack of energy reform

With President Barack Obama Wednesday saying the GOP takeover of the U.S. House officially puts a fork in comprehensive climate change legislation, an interview of […]...

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November 4, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Salazar couldn’t fend off Tipton — even with ‘no’ votes on climate, energy bills

Salazar couldn’t fend off Tipton — even with ‘no’ votes on climate, energy bills

U.S. Rep. John Salazar, a Blue Dog Democrat in Colorado’s sprawling and largely rural 3rd Congressional District who conceded to Republican Scott Tipton earlier today, […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Waak says Salazar still in play in CD3 as vote counting continues

Waak says Salazar still in play in CD3 as vote counting continues

Colorado Democratic Party Chair Pat Waak says the 3rd Congressional District race between Republican Scott Tipton and incumbent Democrat John Salazar is still in play […]...

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November 3, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
China to institute cap-and-trade system

China to institute cap-and-trade system

The same day that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced that he did not have the votes to pass a cap-and-trade bill, even a […]...

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July 23, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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