When asked, a former Boucher chief of staff said, "I don't think there's any question about it, cap and trade was the issue in the campaign. If Rick had voted no, he wouldn't have had a serious contest."
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He said the grant will fund a feasibility study for a large-scale test in which 100,000 tons of carbon dioxide would be injected into an unmineable coal seams in Southwest Virginia.
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