Extensive, independent research shows that the implementation of current AB 32 policies will have a detrimental impact on California’s jobs market, the state’s fuel supply and will lead to a significant increase in fuel costs.

Join us in supporting practical policies to meet our greenhouse gas reduction without further harming our state’s fragile economy.

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Reports & Research

Understanding the Impact of AB 32 BGG

The Boston Consulting Group was engaged to conduct a comprehensive study to better understand the impacts AB 32 regulations will have on fuel markets, businesses, consumers and the California economy.

Additional Report

The Fiscal and Economic Impact of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32) by Andrew Chang & Company LLC for California Manufacturers & Technology Association

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Cap and Trade for Fuels

March 5, 2014

California’s cap and trade regulations have applied only to large industrial facilities and not gasoline and diesel.  That will change next year, when AB 32 regulations for the first time cover gasoline and diesel.

What does this mean? Unless changed, California fuel providers (refiners and importers) will be required to purchase carbon allowances or permits [...]

Sen. Steinberg deserves credit for his transparent effort to address the true cost of California’s climate change policies.  By acknowledging that the state’s cap-and-trade regulations for fuels are about to have a significant impact on the cost of fuel for consumers, Sen. Steinberg has proposed a transparent carbon tax as an alternative.

WSPA members have [...]

By , President of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association

California’s manufacturers place a high premium on a skilled workforce that produces world-class products while protecting their safety and the safety of their neighbors in the surrounding community.  So we are understandably alarmed by legislation that would not only [...]

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