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W. Coast, BC to Fight Climate Change
Tue Oct 29, 2013 08:15 AM CDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The governors of Pacific coastal U.S. states and a Canadian province official are joining forces in a new effort to fight climate change.

In an agreement announced Monday, the governors of California, Oregon, Washington and the environment minister of British Columbia, Mary Polak, will place a price on greenhouse gas pollution and mandate the use of cleaner-burning fuels.

Polak and the governors gathered in San Francisco in the hope of stimulating a clean-energy economy in the region, which has a combined gross domestic product of $2.8 trillion.

California and British Columbia already have placed a price ...

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