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Policy memo: Reducing pollution burden of disadvantaged communities through AB32

Executive Summary: Alternative allocation of Cap-and-Trade allowance auction proceeds should be considered to protect disadvantaged communities that disproportionately bear the pollution burden of high greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting facilities. Poor air quality caused by GHG emissions can have deleterious effects on the environment and human health. Since the implementation of Cap-and-Trade under Assembly Bill (AB) …

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