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Hawaii's Democrat governor wants to impose $25 'climate impact fee' on tourists to prevent wildfires, preserve beaches

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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The Democrat governor of Hawaii has proposed a $25 "climate impact fee" on tourists to help preserve the state's natural environment. During his state of the state address last month, Gov. Josh Green claimed that the fee was necessary to "provide the needed resources to protect our environment and increase awareness of the impacts of climate change." Green believes that the fee will generate $68 million in much-needed annual revenue. Green also claimed that the state would use this money to preserve beaches and guard the state against future wildfires...

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