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Automakers Make No Headway Against California Clean Car Law

Automakers Make No Headway Against California Clean Car Law

SACRAMENTO, California, June 29, 2008 (ENS) – A federal judge has denied the latest attempt by automobile manufacturers to invalidate the California law that regulates greenhouse gas emissions from cars. Often called the California Clean Car Law, or the Pavley law because it was introduced by then Assemblywoman Fran Pavley, the measure was enacted on…

Green Power, Cleaner Cars, Carbon Trading in California's Future

Green Power, Cleaner Cars, Carbon Trading in California's Future

SACRAMENTO, California, June 29, 2008 (ENS) – By the year 2020, California utilities will produce a third of their energy from renewable sources such as wind, solar and geothermal, under a draft plan to address climate change released Thursday by the California Air Resources Board. Overall, the Climate Change Draft Scoping Plan aims to reduce…

EPA Chief Blasted for Denying California Clean Car Waiver

EPA Chief Blasted for Denying California Clean Car Waiver

WASHINGTON, DC, January 24, 2008 (ENS) – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat who chairs the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, introduced legislation today that would direct the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to grant California a waiver under the Clean Air Act to cut global warming pollution from motor vehicles. A host…