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Rep. Malstrom: Bill in Legislature would serve as investment in environment

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It is time to pass a bill to cap and price carbon emissions and reinvest proceeds in our communities.

A bill is now being considered in the Legislature that could create a new marketplace that allows innovators to prosper, reduces the impact of air pollution on our health, and generate funds that could be used for worker training, for more health-saving clean air technology, and for energy efficiency projects for low-income housing. Rep. Malstrom

Clean Energy Jobs legislation carries this promise, and earlier this year, a report released by the nonpartisan Department of Environmental Quality found a policy to cap and put a price on greenhouse gas emissions offering a flexible, cost-effective mechanism for reducing our state's climate pollution that would preserve our thriving economy while protecting our health.



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