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New Survey: Consumers Expect Backlash from Cap & Trade for Fuels

 July 16, 2014


From:     EMC Research

Re:         Public attitudes about expansion of cap and trade program to fuels

EMC Research is pleased to provide the following summary and key findings of recent public opinion we conducted for Western States Petroleum Association on the subject of expanding California’s cap [...]

Coming soon: A major hike in gas prices

By By U-T San Diego Editorial Board

Eight years ago, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed AB 32 — the state’s landmark law to combat climate change by forcing a gradual shift to cleaner but costlier energy.

At the time, the governor and legislative leaders were forthcoming about the law’s downside.

Schwarzenegger demanded and won [...]

Viewpoints: Sticker shock coming at the gas pump

By Jay McKeeman, Special to The Bee

Congratulations to the state Legislature for passing an on-time budget!

As always, though, the fine print reveals troubling details. A significant problem is that billions of dollars allocated to this and future budgets are new monies that will be coming straight from [...]

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