Local & Regional
Thu April 25, 2013
Oil Tax, Natural Gas Tax Reduction Among New Policy Proposals
Five policy changes would be simple and feasible ways to reduce emissions and dependence on foreign oil.
That’s according to a proposal by the National Energy Policy Institute at the University of Tulsa. One of the report’s authors is journalist Charles Wohlforth.
“What it really is,” he explains, “is a demonstration that there are policies out there that are ready to be adopted that are low-cost and will have a big impact on these issues.”
“So there’s no excuse to say it’s too expensive, or the technology’s too expensive,” he said.
From the report, the five recommendations: