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Cal/EPA Chief Touts Cap & Trade Advantages To Lawmakers Amid Doubts

March 10, 2017
Cal/EPA Secretary Matt Rodriquez is touting the benefits and advantages of continuing the state's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program beyond 2020, amid uncertainty about the program's future due to pending litigation and criticism by some legislators and environmental justice supporters. "It is our sense . . . that the cap-and-trade program provides flexibility so that emissions reductions can be made in a way that is cost-effective and also sends important market signals that will drive innovation and investment in new technologies...

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