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Greenwashing or good stewardship? Minneapolis Park Board set to consider extending carbon offset program

May 19, 2024

Star Tribune

Susan Du

“Xcel and CenterPoint have included the purchase of carbon offset credits in their Natural Gas Innovation Act (NGIA) plans — blueprints for reducing carbon emissions that utilities are required to submit to the Public Utilities Commission — as a form of “carbon capture.”

But the Attorney General’s OfficeDepartment of CommerceCitizens Utility Board and a host of clean energy organizations don’t agree that the credits should count.”

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Author: James Birr

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