For the national sulfur dioxide trading program, the designers had to steer a path between environmentalists' mistrust of trading the right to pollute and the business community's mistrust of tough reduction goals.
Electric utilities were given yearly allowances to pollute, largely based on what emissions were from 1985-87.
Instead of using the credits as a ticket to pollute
, AirEcon turns them over to the SCAQMD for permanent removal from the open market.
The suit charges that under the program, there are supposed to be quarterly penalties if a facility pollutes
more than it is supposed to, while the AQMD said penalties are determined based on an annual accounting.
24, 1995--Pacific Gas and Electric Company today opened the Bay Area's newest and largest station for recharging electric cars, offering drivers a "commute that doesn't pollute
11) Polluting not only because they waste electricity and therefore cause unnecessary consumption of fossil fuels and production of greenhouse gasses, but because unnecessary light pollutes
Ranjan Garg, pollution expert said that the sewage which is discharged directly into the water stream, pollutes
the soil so much that it becomes unfit for cultivation.
Every time someone throws a piece of garbage out a car window, that pollutes
Directly south, there is the Intermountain Power Project, which provides coal-fired electrical power mostly to California but pollutes
State of the Art' Has Never Been So Toxic" also discusses ways in which AK Steel Rockport Works has been regulated very leniently, and it suggests avenues by which citizens can get involved to ensure that the facility complies with environmental laws and pollutes
less in the future.