Center for Progressive Reform

2:39 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Nutrient Credit Trading in Chesapake Watershed Questioned

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The impact on poor communities of cutting Chesapeake Bay pollution through credit trading is being questioned.   

The nonprofit Center for Progressive Reform said Wednesday that a new report finds that even if trading cuts overall pollution, it might still have a negative impact on low-income and minority communities.

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