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Court Rules State Cap-And-Trade System Is Legal And Not A Tax

April 6, 2017 | Ben Bradford

California’s signature program to fight climate change got a big win Thursday. An appellate court ruled the state cap-and-trade system is legal and not a tax.

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State Government

Governor Brown, Oil Industry Share Interest In Cap-And-Trade Extension

March 20, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Gov. Jerry Brown and the oil industry are both pushing to preserve California’s struggling cap-and-trade program. But that will require support from Democratic lawmakers who have doubts about the program.

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State Government

High-Speed Rail Faces Funding Headwinds

March 15, 2017 | Ben Bradford

California's high-speed rail project has taken a couple of recent funding hits, but state officials say the program remains on track, for now.

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Environment

Money From Cap-And-Trade Plummets (Again)

March 1, 2017 | Ben Bradford

For the third time in four quarters, California’s most prominent program to fight climate change brought in a fraction of the revenue state officials projected.

Lawmakers Want Change In Governor's Cap-And-Trade Focus

February 9, 2017 | Ben Bradford

A contingent of California Assembly members and environmental groups argue the state’s main greenhouse gas reduction program, cap-and-trade, doesn’t do enough to benefit low-income communities, who are often disproportionately affected by pollution.

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Environment

Appeals Court Hears Challenge To California's Cap-And-Trade Program

January 24, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A California appeals court heard a legal challenge Tuesday to the state’s signature effort to combat climate change, the cap-and-trade program.

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Environment

Governor Brown Extends California's Climate Change Law

September 8, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation to extend the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years.

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State Government

Brown Administration Proposes Another 10 Years Of Cap-And-Trade

July 13, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California air regulators have proposed new rules that would extend the state’s signature climate change program by another decade--and likely add fuel to a smoldering dispute between the Brown administration and business groups.

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