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New York Equity Advocates Aim To Go Beyond California On Climate Steps

September 12, 2016
A New York coalition formed to address climate policy and environmental justice protections is seeking to go beyond major steps California advocates won in a recent landmark climate law that many say will prioritize facility-specific greenhouse gas cuts while continuing the state's cap-and-trade program. However, unlike the equity groups in California, the New York equity advocates are not directly opposing trading in areas that are disproportionally harmed by pollution. The New York coalition, NY Renews, was formed late last year...

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