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Air quality

In Blow to Big Polluters, Judge Halts California’s Cap and Trade Program

San Francisco’s Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment (CRPE) announced today that it received the judge’s writ in its lawsuit against the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The writ gives the green light to most of the policies advanced under AB32, CaliforniaR
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‘Landmark’ Global Warming Bill Outsources Solutions, Putting the Burden on Poor Communities in California and Mexico

California leads the United States in energy efficiency, and is often hailed as a global beacon of environmental protection; at the same time, it is the 12th largest emitter of carbon dioxide worldwide, making the state a significant driver of climate change. Any efforts to reduce the
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State rolls back diesel pollution limits

by Susanne Rust State officials are taking a step back from reducing air pollution. The California Air Resources Board is planning on rolling back diesel emission limits for trucks, buses, bulldozers, backhoes and other construction equipment. The move will “extend relief to businesse
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