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New Jersey announces intent to pull out of RGGI cap and trade – Christie strikes major blow

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Source: Watts Up

Posted on May 26, 2011 by Anthony Watts

In a press conference moments ago in Trenton, Gov. Christie announced his support for repealing the state’s cap-and-trade law and withdrawing from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a 10-state regional compact in the Northeast that implements a cap-and-trade energy tax scheme from Maine to Maryland.

“It’s a failure,” Christie said today. “RGGI has not changed behavior and it does not reduce emissions.” (more…)

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