Oregon pushes for pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers

Oregon pushes for pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers

Oregon's Legislature is looking to reduce greenhouse gases from cars and trucks with a new pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers.

The first test comes Friday, when a state environmental panel will decide whether to force oil producers to report the amount of carbon emissions associated with their fuels.

A bigger fight will come next year, when environmental groups and others will ask the Legislature to extend the life of the Oregon Clean Fuels Program beyond its current expiration in 2015. The move would allow the state to go beyond a reporting requirement and begin forcing fuel providers to reduce the amount of greenhouse-gas emissions.

Read more at The Huffington Post.

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