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Will EU Apply Carbon Tariffs Against US Rogue States?

January 19th, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer

In five states 90% of the electricity comes from coal: Wyoming, North Dakota, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana. In Colorado it is 70%. A relatively few highly coal-dependent states is the reason that the overall American carbon footprint per capita is so much higher than Europeans. These polluter-states could see their export businesses threatened with carbon tariffs from the

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