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Oregon's Role in Environmental Pact With West Coast and British Columbia

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A partnership among West Coast states and British Columbia seeks to reduce carbon emissions by committing to new standards and environmental regulations. This could work in tandem with British Columbia’s established carbon tax and a recent deal among several states to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles on the road.

We’ll discuss the implications of Oregon joining forces with California, Washington and British Columbia to reduce negative environmental impacts.


  • Cassandra Profita: OPB environmental reporter with Earthfix
  • Ashley Ahearn: KUOW environmental reporter with Earthfix

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OPB | Oct. 29, 2013