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Air Resources Board corp facing open meetings 3

May 30, 2013 By Katy Grimes Stop the presses! A really good Republican bill just passed the Assembly 63-0. What? How? AB 527 by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Rocklin, would repeal the existing exemption of the Western Climate Initiative, Inc., and

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Employers and taxpayers ask Gov. Brown to halt cap and trade 8

March 15, 2013 By Katy Grimes A group of employers and taxpayers have sent a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown asking that he halt cap and trade “and policies to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions.” Cap and trade is the

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Cap-and-trade could benefit new overseers 21

Dec. 21, 2012 By Katy Grimes The California Air Resources Board just named the American Carbon Registry and the Climate Action Reserve as California’s two new “carbon overseers” for the state’s cap-and-trade program. The “carbon overseers” phrase commonly is used for them at CARB

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Clean air farce is now just a tax 28

Oct. 4, 2012 By Katy Grimes After several years of complying with the goals of AB 32, California’s business community is really worried. With the California Air Resources Board on the verge of launching a cap-and-trade program, California’s economy sits

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California counting its carbon tax riches 16

May 29, 2012 By Katy Grimes While the rest of the country shuns carbon trading schemes, California politicians continue to embrace the concept, and are forging ahead with a Cap and Trade carbon trading system. But eight states have dropped

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