Economic and Emissions Impacts of a Clean Air Tax or Fee in Oregon

State of Oregon, Legislative Revenue Office
http://www.pdx.edu/nerc/sites/www.pdx.edu.nerc/files/carbontax2014.pdf

[From a Climate Wire article by Nathanael Massey, sub. req’d]   A carbon tax in Oregon would have minimal effects on jobs and the economy, paving the way for the state’s Legislature to pursue carbon pricing in 2015, according to an analysis by researchers at Portland State University’s Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC). That, in turn, could be a first step in joining or linking to California’s existing cap-and-trade system and perhaps British Columbia’s revenue-neutral carbon tax, as well…

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