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Fossil Fuel Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2017 As Coal Burning Increases

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Mon, 11/13/2017 (All day)

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are surging again after staying flat for three years, climate scientists reported on Monday, a sign that efforts to rein in planet-warming gases still have a long way to go.

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Emissions fall under California's cap-and-trade program

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Wed, 11/08/2017 (All day)

Industries regulated under California’s cap-and-trade program reduced greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 5% in 2016, according to new data released by state officials.

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L.A. and Long Beach mayors sign pact setting zero-emissions goals for ports

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Tue, 06/13/2017 (All day)

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach signed an agreement Monday directing the nation’s largest port complex to reduce air pollution by moving toward zero-emission trucks and yard equipment.

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Health officials order Paramount metal plants to stop emissions or suspend operations

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Mon, 12/05/2016 (All day)

In a rare intervention, county health officials Thursday ordered two Paramount metal-processing plants to stop emissions of hexavalent chromium or shut down operations contributing to high levels of the cancer-causing air pollutant.

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California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher

Published: 
Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day)
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Energy

Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California's effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state's reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against climate change.