California Gasoline Restriction Act Stories September 10, 2015

During a press conference late Wednesday night, Governor Jerry Brown announced that California Democratic lawmakers abandoned the drastic fuel economy provision from the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act, which is currently being discussed in the State Assembly.

The provision in question was a requirement for a reduction of 50 percent of fuel used in cars and trucks in the state by 2030, which would have forced automakers to improve fuel efficiency and offer more electric vehicles in the state of California. expand full story

California Gasoline Restriction Act Stories August 26, 2015

If you are in California and you recently spotted advertising in the form of pamphlets and billboards campaigning against California’s Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act, it’s because a group heavily financed by big oil companies is trying its best to convince people to stop the act, which they cleverly renamed “the California Gasoline Restriction Act”, from passing.

A few layers of advocacy groups and associations stand between the “Don’t Take My Gas” campaign and the money financing it, but we don’t have to dig to deep to trace it right back to our favorite oil companies such as Shell, Exxon and BP. expand full story

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