“The truckers were protesting a cap-and-trade bill, House Bill 2020, that would place a cap on greenhouse gas emissions, and businesses that produce more pollution would be required to purchase tradable “credits” or “allowances” for every ton of greenhouse gas they emit.” – According to the article in overdriveonline.com and its author Matt Cole
“The Oregon Trucking Associations says the bill would increase business costs for trucking companies, as well as increase fuel prices in the state.” – Cole also wrote in his article.
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A convoy of around 300 semi-trucks passed by our cameras this morning at the 6th Street on-ramp in Lane county.Supporters of Republicans who have walked off the Senate floor are gathering for a rally at the State Capitol this morning.
Gepostet von KVAL News am Donnerstag, 27. Juni 2019
Hundreds of truck drivers – many from the logging industry – reportedly descended on the Oregon Capitol on Thursday to protest emissions control legislation in the state’s Senate.