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Lieberman-Warner State of the Day: Louisiana

Posted By Conn Carroll On June 4, 2008 @ 2:04 pm In Energy | Comments Disabled

If passed, the Lieberman-Warner carbon-cap bill being debated in the Senate would raise energy costs, kill jobs and lower family incomes. Add up all the economic pain, and passing Lieberman-Warner would be the same as inflicting a hurricane’s worth of damage on the U.S. economy every week till 2030 [1]. Here [2] is how much of its economic output, or Gross State Product, Louisiana would lose in 2025 alone:
louisianagdp.jpg [3]


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[1] a hurricane’s worth of damage on the U.S. economy every week till 2030: http://www.foundry.org/2008/05/30/warning-hurricane-jj-closing-in/

[2] Here: http://www.heritage.org/Research/EnergyandEnvironment/cda08-02.cfm

[3] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/louisianagdp.jpg

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