States use energy-fund money to cover budget shortfalls

11/28/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

States that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative are diverting funds from the program to plug holes in their budgets instead of putting the money toward energy efficiency and renewable energy, according to this article. "This is nothing but a new form of taxation, and environmentalists have been used," said Steve Lonegan, New Jersey state director for Americans for Prosperity.

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