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Legislature Extends Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Program: AB 398 and AB 617

(Jessica Kirshner, a 2L at the University of San Diego School of Law, wrote this post.  It was minimally edited for publication.) AB 398 and AB 617 are the latest push by the legislature to meet SB 32’s greenhouse gas … Continue reading

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Legislative Update June 2017

The deadline for bill to pass out of their house of origin occurred on June 1, 2017.  The following is a short list of important bills that met this deadline as well as two pieces of legislation that may move … Continue reading

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Energy Consumption by Sector in the United States

The primary source of energy in the United States has only changed three times in the nation’s history. The U.S. relied largely on wood for cooking and heating until nearly the turn of the twentieth century when coal became the primary energy source … Continue reading

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