Carbon credits for Louisiana coast explored

January 22nd, 201211:14 am @


NEW ORLEANS — The idea of selling “carbon credits” tied to coastal restoration in Louisiana is alive still.

On Wednesday, the American Carbon Registry and Entergy Corp. announced a plan to develop a carbon offset protocol.

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration has pushed the idea of selling carbon credits in the emerging cap-and-trade markets for work to restore the badly eroding Mississippi River delta.

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