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California's 2045 'Carbon Neutrality' Goal May Spur Tougher Air Board Rules

September 13, 2018
California Gov. Jerry Brown's (D) new executive order establishing a goal for "carbon neutrality" in the state by 2045 might spur the state air board and other agencies to develop increasingly tough regulations and other measures to reduce or sequester more greenhouse gas emissions from a variety of sectors, experts indicate. The new goal "represents a significant acceleration" from the state's current 2050 GHG emissions target of 80 percent below 1990 levels, "which will likely require massive deployment of 'negative...

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