Regulating the Oil Industry and Corralling Oil Industry Profits for the Benefit of Citizens and Businesses in Washington state


Publication Date: February 2006

Publisher: Economic Opportunity Institute

Author(s): John R. Burbank

Research Area: Energy

Keywords: Tax structure; State budget; Windfall profits

Type: Report

Coverage: Washington

Abstract:

Explores policy options for a rational and democratic energy policy in Washington State to advance economic justice. Discusses methods of capturing the windfall profits of oil companies, investing them in renewable energy, and regulating gasoline prices.