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, California’s Global Warming Solutions Act, but puts a permanent hold on cap and […]

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 businesses, particularly the construction industry, which is really suffering,” said Karen Caesar, board spokeswoman. […]