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BP pulls out of regional oil trade organization over differences on carbon pricing, fuel standard

Blaine, WA 070804 The crude unit process 240,000 barrels of crude oil each day at the BP Cherry Point refinery in Blaine.

Fossil fuel giant BP announced it was leaving the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA), a powerful oil and gas lobbying group in statehouses, over the association's position on carbon pricing and its opposition to a low-carbon fuel standard being considered now in Olympia. The oil company said in a news release that its policies no...

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