Chevron’s refinery in Richmond is one of the many industrial installations that must offset emissions of carbon dioxide by acquiring “emission allowances” via California’s cap-and-trade program.
Chevron’s refinery in Richmond is one of the many industrial installations that must offset emissions of carbon dioxide by acquiring “emission allowances” via California’s cap-and-trade program. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
Chevron’s refinery in Richmond is one of the many industrial installations that must offset emissions of carbon dioxide by acquiring “emission allowances” via California’s cap-and-trade program. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Legal, political clashes will settle future of California’s cap-and-trade system

January 22, 2017 12:01 AM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.