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CARB Delay Setting Up New GHG Offset Panel Worries Project Backers

January 10, 2020
Supporters of carbon offset projects are growing apprehensive that the California air board has not yet assembled a new panel to guide the consideration of new protocols that prioritize in-state projects to expand the credit market under the state’s economy-wide cap-and-trade program. The Carbon Offset Protocol Task Force (COPTF) “needs to kick off its delayed start,” says one industry consultant closely tracking the issue. The panel is also important to environmentalists who argue that if the state is going to...

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