A tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond in 2010. It’s one of the many California facilities that must use carbon dioxide emission allowances under the state’s cap-and-trade program.
A tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond in 2010. It’s one of the many California facilities that must use carbon dioxide emission allowances under the state’s cap-and-trade program. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
A tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond in 2010. It’s one of the many California facilities that must use carbon dioxide emission allowances under the state’s cap-and-trade program. Paul Sakuma Associated Press file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Brown’s ARB makes a sly and maybe risky move in carbon chess game

July 14, 2016 02:35 PM

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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.