N.H. Joins Northeast States Considering Transportation Carbon Price Program

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New Hampshire and other Northeast states are considering a carbon pricing system to curb emissions from passenger vehicles. The transportation sector is New England's top source of the greenhouse gases that exacerbate the effects of climate change. In New Hampshire , transportation – especially passenger vehicles – contributes more than 40 percent of emissions, while electricity generation contributes around 20 percent. To address that, the New England states and their East Coast neighbors as far south as Virginia have been working for years on what they call the Transportation and Climate Initiative, or TCI. Rebecca Ohler leads the climate and energy program at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services. She says TCI would be a “cap...

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N.H. Joins Northeast States Considering Transportation Carbon Price Program

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