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Vol. 14, No. 21 Week of May 24, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


B.C. election gives life to carbon tax

Campbell victory seen as proof voters accept carbon tax, which covers fuels, coal, natural gas, believing it makes a difference

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

The election of Gordon Campbell to lead British Columbia for another four years carries weight with climate change advocates through the western region of North America. The first leader on the continent to impose a carbon tax, Campbell’s victory is seen as clear proof that voters are ready to swall....

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