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

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

July 14, 2016 02:35 PM

UPDATED July 14, 2016 03:26 PM

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