R.I. joins partnership developing transportation emission cap/trade program

RHODE ISLAND WAS ONE OF NINE states and the District of Columbia that have agreed to create a transportation emissions cap-and-trade program designed to decrease the use of fossil fuels and fund green technology and other projects. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
RHODE ISLAND WAS ONE OF NINE states and the District of Columbia that have agreed to create a transportation emissions cap-and-trade program designed to decrease the use of fossil fuels and fund green technology and other projects. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was among nine Northeast and mid-Atlantic states and Washington, D.C., Tuesday announcing a partnership in a project designed to create a cap-and-trade regime for emissions from the transportation sector, using proceeds to “develop the clean energy economy and reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector.” The project, being developed by the…

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