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California Governor Fights To Achieve Two-Thirds Vote For Cap & Trade

July 14, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and legislative leaders are fighting to persuade two-thirds of lawmakers in the Senate and Assembly to support legislation to extend California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program to 2030, but it remains unclear whether their effort will succeed ahead of floor votes scheduled for July 17. Successful votes in the coming days could be a watershed moment for the trading system, which is the only program in the country to cover nearly all major economic sectors. Coming...

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