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Loss in MI Employment

A carbon dioxide cap-and-trade regime contained in the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Accord would drive up state government spending, increase energy prices and result in the loss of Michigan jobs, without producing much in the way of environmental benefits.

READ MORE ... Greenhouse Gas Accord Will Further Damage Michigan's Economy was originally published on June 9, 2008.

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