A diesel truck that belongs to a self-employed logger is parked in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday, the day the state Senate was scheduled to take up a bill that would create the nation’s second cap-and-trade program to curb carbon emissions. Senate Republicans, however, walked out so there wouldn’t be enough lawmakers present for a vote on House Bill 2020, which is extremely unpopular among loggers, truckers and many rural voters. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

A diesel truck that belongs to a self-employed logger is parked in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday, the day the state Senate was scheduled to take up a bill that would create the nation’s second cap-and-trade program to curb carbon emissions. Senate Republicans, however, walked out so there wouldn’t be enough lawmakers present for a vote on House Bill 2020, which is extremely unpopular among loggers, truckers and many rural voters. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)

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