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SB 32: Greenhouse Gas Goals Extended

1/18/2017 Articles

Senate Bill 32 and Assembly Bill 197 continue California on a path to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The reductions have been identified by Gov. Jerry Brown's office as the most ambitious reduction goals in North America and follow passage of the landmark California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, Assembly Bill 32. 

Link to full article from the Daily Journal's New California Laws for 2017 Supplement - PDF.

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