California power companies will be barred from buying electricity from most coal-fired power plants after state utility regulators adopted new limits on emissions of heat-trapping gases linked to global warming.
Thursday's 4-0 vote by the Public Utilities Commission prohibits investor-owned utilities from entering long-term contracts to obtain electricity from sources that emit more carbon dioxide than a modern natural gas plant. The so-called 'greenhouse gas emissions performance standard' takes effect Feb. 1. (AP Wire | 01/26/2007 | California power companies barred from buying dirty power)
Issue 57: here's an equivocator that could swear in both the scales against either scale
Friday, January 26, 2007
Putting its economic clout to good use, California has passed some new regulations that won't off-shore (well out-of-California) its pollution:
Posted by Clint Gardner at 11:46 AM
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