CARB Chief Nichols Urges Congress To Push ‘Big’ Climate Bill Post-Election

October 16, 2020
California air board chief Mary Nichols, who is retiring in December after 13 years in that position, says Congress should unveil “big” new legislation to address climate change as soon as possible after the Nov. 3 election, potentially similar to the Waxman-Markey greenhouse gas cap-and-trade legislation of 2009 that failed in the Senate. “Really, the impetus here, and the politics are, that . . . big new laws should be passed by the Congress,” Nichols said during an Oct. 14...

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