Recent Streetsblog LA posts about cap and trade

CA Adopts Guidelines for Cap-and-Trade Affordable Housing Program

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Yesterday the Strategic Growth Council adopted guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program and scheduled workshops for early February to provide technical assistance to potential applicants. California’s Strategic Growth Council is a state committee that coordinates a variety of activities by multiple state agencies, including efforts to improve air and water quality, […]

Report: CA Cap-and-Trade Program Is Up to Snuff

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Note: The original post has been edited slightly to clear up a misconception. Companies subject to the emissions cap cannot pay for the right to exceed the cap. The Environmental Defense Fund released a report this morning that says the second year of California’s cap-and-trade program is a success on several fronts. The report, “Carbon […]

2015 CA State Budget: for Transportation, More of the Same

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Governor Jerry Brown released his preliminary budget proposal [PDF] today in Sacramento, missing the opportunity to articulate the connection between spending on roads and meeting the climate change goals he proposed Monday in his inaugural speech. The draft budget holds no huge surprises for sustainable transportation advocates. It mostly follows last year’s budget for transportation spending. […]