BAAQMD Climate Protection Committee Meeting 12/1

BAYCAPLogo_TransparentBGcropped150x136.png Advocate for a cap on Bay Area refinery GHG emissions and faster, stronger action to reduce GHGs, particulate matter and toxics, for the sake of protecting both the climate and public health.  

California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff have told advocates that CARB's AB 32 regulations allow actual refinery GHG emissions to increase. This is unacceptable.

Ending reliance on combustion for heat and power is the primary path to achieving reductions in GHGs, toxics and particulate matter (responsible for about 1,700 premature deaths per year in the Bay Area).

The Air District's Climate Action Work Program needs to clarify that the first step in reducing Bay Area GHGs is a hard cap on emissions. The next step is to enact regulations that require clean technologies to replace combustion technologies.

Show up December 1at Climate Protection Committee meeting to press for faster, stronger action on GHGs in concert with action on particulate matter and toxics, for the sake of protecting both the climate and public health.

Present your comments and/or support others prepared to speak. If you can't come, contact Committee members directly:

BAAQMD Climate Protection Committee Members


John Avalos
Supervisor - San Francisco

Vice Chair

Ash Kalra
Councilperson - San Jose


Susan Adams
Supervisor - Marin

Teresa Barrett
Councilperson - Petaluma

John Gioia
Supervisor - Contra Costa

Scott Haggerty
Supervisor - Alameda

Jan Pepper
Councilperson - Los Altos

Mark Ross
Councilperson - Martinez

Shirlee Zane
Supervisor - Sonoma

December 01, 2014 at 9:30am - 11:30am
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
939 Ellis St
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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Floyd Smith Mark Roest Shoshana Wechsler Harry Chomsky Susan Harman Janice Blumenkrantz

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