Proposed Oregon Ballot Measures Could Open New Front In Greenhouse Gas War

Dirk VanderHart, OPB, October 7, 2019

If lawmakers once again fail to pass a law regulating Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions next year, voters could be called on to do it for them.

Three initiative petitions filed with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office on Monday would require the state to phase out electricity sources that contribute to global warming, and transition to a carbon-free economy by 2050.


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