Day: June 10, 2009

Update on the status of SB80The Oregon version of a cap-and-trade program

Senate bill 80 has been referred to the Ways and Means committee and subsequently assigned to the subcommittee on Natural Resources.

The bill is not defeated but it is a far cry from the original economy-killing bill that was first drafted and it no longer contains any provisions for Oregon implement a cap-and-trade program.

[audio:senboquistonSB80.mp3]

Click the play button to hear Senator Boquist acknowledge Cascade Policy Institute’s Climate Change analyst, Todd Wynn, for his hard work toward defeating this bill.

Todd Wynn

To hear Todd’s original testimony on February 5 before the Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources click here and go to 3:21:05-3:23:15 and 3:34:11-3:37:18 on the audio file.

Click here to read Todd’s original testimony.

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