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April 9, 2021 1 min
In the evening of April 8th, state senators debated the passage of SB 5126, also known as the climate commitment act. Requested by Governor Jay Inslee, the climate commitment act aims to build a clean-energy economy and create accountability for limiting emissions across Washington state by establishing a cap and trade program. A cap-and-trade program is a system designed to curb carbon emissions and pollution, where a cap or limit is set on the allowable emissions produced by a business or organization, but, when that limit is reached, it also allows that organization to buy additional capacity from other businesses that have not fully used or reached their limit. The proposed cap and trade program will be implemented by the department of ecology and overseen by an environmental justice & equity panel for greenhouse gas emissions. The climate commitment act also aims to prioritize environmental equity by requiring an environmental justice review to ensure that the cap and trade program reduces air pollutants in highly-impacted communities.
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