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Companies, Activists Launch U.S. Climate Partnership

[Washington, DC] A group of ten major corporations has formed a partnership with four leading environmental groups to seek a U.S. cap on greenhouse gas emissions along with a reduction of up to 15 percent within 15 years. The broad coalition, known as U.S. Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), will unveil the most detailed and most aggressive proposal yet for legislation endorsed by any group of major corporations to date. Members of the coalition are DuPont, GE, Duke Energy, BP America, Alcoa, PNM Resources, PG&E, Caterpillar, Florida Power and Light, and Lehman Brothers, along with the World Resources Institute, NRDC, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, and Environmental Defense.

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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