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Chevron Refinery’s Planned Expansion Worries Environmentalists

August 7, 2013 | 10:12 am

Chevron Refinery’s Planned Expansion Worries Environmentalists

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by Anna Vignet, San Francisco Public Press The hundreds of activists on hand Saturday at Chevron’s Richmond refinery to protest its contribution to global warming might be surprised to learn that California says it has found a way to control the company’s carbon footprint within the state, despite its plans to expand. The refinery, occupying […]

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New Lawsuit Opposes California’s Cap-and-Trade Carbon Market

April 16, 2013 | 1:19 pm

New Lawsuit Opposes California’s Cap-and-Trade Carbon Market

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California’s quest to reduce global warming hit another obstacle on Tuesday. A conservative legal group filed suit to block California’s new cap-and-trade carbon market. The Pacific Legal Foundation alleged that the market’s charge for carbon emissions violates California law because it constitutes a tax, and taxes in California require approval by a two-third majority in […]

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