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Reaction to RGGI
By Fred Thys

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BOSTON, Mass. - January 19, 2007 - Governor Deval Patrick's decision to commit Massachusetts to the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is drawing a mixed response.

Environmentalists are elated. Business groups are cautiously supportive. And there's a dispute over how the move will affect consumers. WBUR's Fred Thys explains.

The audio for this story will be available on WBUR's web site after 10 a.m. on Friday.


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