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Will California Gas Prices Jump At Beginning Of Year, Or Are Oil Companies Full Of Hot Air?

Jay McKeeman with the California Independent Oil Market Association estimates prices will move up 12 to 15 cents in January. And after that? “Estimates have been made that it could go as high as 75 cents a gallon,” he said.


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Nevada County Man Worries California Air Rules May Mean End Of His Construction Business

“There’s no way I’m going to go out and spend $200,000 to $300,000 and buy new equipment,” Al Urke said. “It’s going to put me out of business.”


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Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality Plans

Suit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.


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Study Finds Regulations Could Be Improving Sacramento’s Terrible Air Quality Rating

The American Lung Association ranks Sacramento as having the fifth-worst air quality in the nation, but new testing reveals that ranking may soon begin to fall, meaning possible big savings for the state.


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Court Upholds Calif.’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

A panel of federal judges on Wednesday upheld California’s first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuels producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.


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On The Money: Air Pollution Fight Gets Dirty

The fight over diesel fuel is heating up. Public health advocates are battling it out with the construction industry over new rules that were supposed to start in 2012, but have now been pushed back another two years.

CBS13/CW31 Television–11/04/2010