Will the latest cap-and-trade carbon auction raise fuel prices again? Certain industries in Washington are subject to a statewide cap on carbon pollution. To cover their emissions, they’re required to purchase allowances. The price for a Washington carbon allowance in the May auction was just over $56. Senator Mark Schoesler joins Tracy Ellis to talk about it.
A state Senator says the latest cap-and-trade carbon auction will raise fuel prices again.
Tracy Ellis reports.
Sen. Mark Schoesler talks about his proposal to help school districts with building maintenance and his work on the capital budget. He also criticizes the governor and Democrats for not ensuring that fuel for agriculture and maritime is exempt from ‘cap-and-trade’ costs.
Senator Mark Schoesler on 920 News Now with Dave Spencer talking about the Senate Capital Budget, Cap-and-Trade, and the North-South Freeway in Spokane.
Senator Mark Schoesler talks to Lars Larson about how Washington’s cap-and-trade program is more than twice as expensive as predicted.
Sen. Mark Schoesler talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about impacts to farmers from cap-and-trade, natural gas and Puget Sound Energy’s market maneuvers, and crime and hard drugs; including catalytic converter and car thefts, police pursuits, and fentanyl-related deaths.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about police pursuits, parental rights, cap-and-trade, crime, education and more.
Washington’s Cap-and-Trade program is more than twice as expensive as predicted according to a state Senator.
Tracy Ellis explains.
Sen. Mark Schoesler discusses how the bill that would have exempted farm fuel from cap-and-trade has died in committee. He also talks about problems with a bill that would create a mileage tax system for drivers.
Sen. Jeff Wilson talks with Kyle Pauley on KXRO radio about the low carbon fuel standard and cap and trade, transportation, emergency powers, and green crab.