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MEDIA ADVISORY: CPUC and ARB to announce the California Climate Credit
SACRAMENTO - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will hold a news teleconference to announce the California Climate Credit, which is part of the State of California’s effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow global warming.
WHAT: Teleconference for media
WHEN: Monday, March 31, 2014, 11 a.m. PST
WHERE: Teleconference will begin at 11 a.m. PST
Dial-in information: 1 (866) 297-6395
Confirmation number: 36985858
Phone lines will open at 10:50 a.m. PST
WHO: CPUC President Michael R. Peevey and ARB Chairman Mary D. Nichols
Background: The California Climate Credit is part of California’s efforts to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The credit is from a State government program that requires power plants and other large industries to pay for permits when they put carbon pollution in the air. For more information, click here
ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.