Environment group asks Calif. governor to amend cap-and-trade rule

05/12/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Sierra Club of California has asked California Gov. Jerry Brown to alter the state's cap-and-trade program, saying the measure could hamper efforts to reduce global carbon emissions and promote green jobs. The cap-and-trade rule allows industrial plants to reduce their carbon emissions by purchasing out-of-state offsets, a provision that the Sierra Club criticized.

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