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Paying to pollute

Paying to pollute

Update: 2023-08-291
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For the 3rd time this year, Washington’s companies are getting ready for a chance to buy permission to pollute.

It’s part of the state’s plan to cut emissions by 95% over the coming decades…. And it all goes down in a carbon auction tomorrow.

The first 2 auctions made over 800 million dollars for climate-focused work.

Freelance environmental writer Ashli Blow is here to tell us what these carbon auctions aim to do against pollution and what to look out for from the new program.

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Paying to pollute

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Patricia Murphy