Industries Clash With EJ Groups Over CARB Strategies To Cut Potent GHGs

September 27, 2021
Industry groups and utilities are clashing with environmental justice (EJ) and public-health groups over the California air board’s evolving plan to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as methane, with the dispute focused primarily on whether the state should incentivize the conversion of biomass, organics and dairy waste into fuel and electricity. “Such SLCP reductions must involve strategies that center racial, social and environmental justice and [the California Air Resources Board (CARB)] must reject strategies that perpetuate or exacerbate local...

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