Thursday, May 03, 2012
Oregon is pursuing two rule changes that would reduce greenhouse gases.
While the pair of policies is among the most contentious proposed by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, state officials say they combine to promote a cleaner environment and innovation in the EV and fuels markets. Critics, however, say the state is over-reaching, and that federal standards achieve the same results with more uniformity.
Both rules follow the lead of trend-setting California, including a Clean Fuels plan that hinges on legislation tied to a lawsuit.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.