Seattle Times: WA raises estimated $1.8 billion in first year of carbon market

December 13, 2023

“Washington state has raised an estimated $1.8 billion through the sale of allowances to polluting businesses at carbon auctions this year.

“The state Department of Ecology announced Wednesday the results of its last quarterly auction of the year. It marked the completion of the first year of a program that’s intended to put the state on a 27-year path toward little to no greenhouse gas emissions.”

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