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California Advances Bill Requiring New GHG Factor For Imported Power

March 20, 2017
A California Assembly panel has advanced a controversial bill requiring the California air board to develop a new methodology to calculate greenhouse gas emissions associated with "unspecified" electricity imports, though the author of the measure may make significant amendments in the coming weeks to address concerns. The bill, AB 79, sponsored by Assemblyman Marc Levine (D), was passed March 15 by the Assembly Utilities & Commerce Committee on a 10-5, party-line vote with Democrats in favor. It now moves to...

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