Bentz drives plan to remove border region from proposed carbon emission mandate

Sen. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) wants to cushion portions of eastern Oregon from a proposed bill to limit carbon emissions. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

SALEM –Sen. Cliff Bentz played another card from a rapidity dwindling political deck recently in an effort to ease Malheur County impacts from a proposal to slash carbon emissions.

Bentz earlier this month proposed an amendment to the cap-and-trade legislation . . .

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