Browsing the "AB 398" Tag

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Big Oil spent $10.8 million to pass Jerry Brown’s cap-and-trade bill

State officials and the mainstream media depicted the passage of Governor Jerry Brown’s cap-and-trade bill last month as a “historic climate victory,” but over 65 environmental justice, conservation and public interest organizations slammed the bill because of the devastating impact it will have on front line communities, the people of California and our air and water. By Dan […]

August 2nd

Cap and Trade: “Yes, this deal sucks, but we need to pass something. Anything.”

How well-meaning environmental groups wanted a climate-action pony so badly that they bought in to a crappy cap and trade deal that only an oil company executive could love… and boy, do they love it. By RL Miller  Chair, California Democratic Party’s environmental caucus Founder, Climate Hawks Vote A horror story in three unnatural acts […]

July 23rd

Cap-and-Trade: 50 environmental groups oppose California’s Chevron-written bill AB 398

A broad and deep coalition of climate and environmental justice groups announce their opposition to AB 398, the cap-and-trade bill that began with a Western States Petroleum wish list. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote “The Cap & Trade extension was written by the oil industry, is even worse than the current failed program, includes […]

July 18th