Bay Area Might Adopt World’s First Regional Oil-Refinery Emissions Caps


Bay Area Might Adopt World’s First Regional Oil-Refinery Emissions Caps

Gov. Brown's administration poised to take official position on proposal, which could stop Canadian tar sands from coming into local refineries. But that position is uncertain.

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