After issuing an executive order that created the Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce (CERT), Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking “expert consulting assistance to support the Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce (CERT) and the Governor’s Office on the design and analysis of a carbon emission reduction market program for Washington State.”
The consultant is expected to advise the governor and his taskforce on “market policy options and related economic analysis, with the intent of designing a program that will maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of implementation, while considering the state’s specific emissions and energy sources, businesses and jobs, and community sectors.”
The contract extends from June 4, 2014 to March 31, 2015. The consultant awarded the contract will be compensated $300,000.
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