SD Legislators Pass Bill Opposing Cap-And-Trade

Law360, New York (February 17, 2010, 5:07 PM EST) -- The South Dakota Legislature has passed a resolution officially opposing cap-and-trade climate change measures being considered on Capitol Hill, saying the bills would hurt agriculture, manufacturing and small business in the state.

The resolution — which passed overwhelmingly in both the state House of Representatives, 48-21, and Senate, 24-8 — attacks the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate versions of a bill that would set tangible goals for limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

“Cap-and-trade provisions would negatively impact South Dakota farmers and ranchers who need fuel for...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.