California needs both building-focused and material-focused approaches to driving down the embodied carbon in new construction if it is to reach its net zero goals, according to a new study.
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Apple put its considerable heft behind a California bill that would increase the emissions reporting requirements for more than 5,000 large companies that do business in the state.
California Department of Conservation
The California Air Resources Board has started developing a program to manage carbon capture and storage in the state, as required by legislation passed last year.
California lawmakers OK’d Gov. Newsom’s package of infrastructure bills to speed clean energy development, sending the measures to Newsom for his signature.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders reached a budget deal that includes most of Newsom's controversial energy infrastructure bills.
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The bill to accelerate development of new transmission lines passed the state Senate on a vote of 36-0 and is now headed for the lower house.
California State Assembly
California Assemblymember Chris Holden said he will hold a bill that could eventually turn CAISO into an RTO while he tries to overcome opposition.
Members of the California Assembly Utilities & Energy passed a bill to give CAISO independent governance but uniformly expressed their dislike of it as written.
CAISO sent the California Legislature a summary of recent studies of Western regionalization, information intended to aid discussion of the ISO becoming an RTO.
A key California lawmaker introduced a bill to allow CAISO to become a Western RTO by expanding its governance to include representatives from other states.
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