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Our most-read: Carbon tax proposals, export control policies

July 21, 2021 at 12:55 PM
Topping the charts: Democrats propose carbon tax for budget plan, claiming ‘historic' opportunity . The border-adjustment framework, as proposed by Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), would take effect in 2024 and initially cover carbon-intensive imports that are “exposed to trade competition,” including iron and steel, aluminum, petroleum and coal. The list would be expanded as the U.S. “improves processes for determining the carbon intensity of different types of goods,” according to a fact sheet . “We...


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