State of Minnesota Archives: on Energy & Oil

Jim Abeler: Voted NO on removing CO2 emissions ban

Jim Abeler voted Nay (Passage of SF 86). Bill Passed, 76-54

Legislative title:Repeals Carbon Dioxide Emissions Prohibition

Legislative summary:Vote to exempt certain energy imports from the prohibition on increasing CO2.

Source: Minnesota House voting records (Votesmart synopses) May 11, 2011

Jim Abeler: Supports regional cap-and-trade emissions program

Jim Abeler voted Yea on Conference Report for HF 3195.

Legislative title:Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap and Trade Program Report

Legislative summary:Vote to establish a cap and trade program under the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Accord by January 15, 2009.

Source: Minnesota House voting records (Votesmart synopses) May 13, 2008

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