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Those who believe that renewable electricity standards would create a huge number of green jobs have forgotten the lesson of Detroit: a large domestic market does not guarantee a healthy domestic industry.
The American Clean Energy and Security Act will lop off key players in our transition to a clean, renewable future. One early and unintended casualty: the voluntary renewable energy market.
If Wal-Mart is a good corporate citizen, they will give the windfall back to the taxpayers. If they don't, maybe Oregon shoppers will find the energy to shop elsewhere.
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