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Calif. Chamber of Commerce Sues to Invalidate Cap-and-Trade Auctions

November 13, 2012 | 4:15 pm

Calif. Chamber of Commerce Sues to Invalidate Cap-and-Trade Auctions

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The California Chamber of Commerce launched a legal torpedo at the state’s new carbon trading market, set to begin Wednesday. The group, which represents 13,000 businesses in the state, is asking the Sacramento Superior Court to invalidate the state’s first official auction of permits for large emitters of greenhouse gases. The suit challenges the California […]

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October 2, 2012 | 8:24 am

A.M. Splash: Area Nears Record Heat; 12,000 Lose Power in Berkeley; Agency Mulls Beach Fees

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Bay Area temperatures climb near record high (SJ Mercury News) The Bay Area’s Indian Summer warm-up on Monday nearly sizzled the record book. But aside from Kentfield in Marin County, which hit a record 97 degrees for Oct. 1, it was hot — but not record hot — in cities across the region, according to […]

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February 4, 2011 | 10:47 am

Judge’s Ruling Could Force Air Resources Board to Look at Alternatives to Cap and Trade

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Here’s an irony: After last year’s bruising battle to save California’s comprehensive anti-global warming law from being suspended by an oil industry-backed initiative, it’s a lawsuit by environmental groups that could end up throwing a monkeywrench into the state’s plans. Yesterday we wrote that KQED’s Climate Watch had picked up on a post on the […]

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