Governor Brown Appoints EDF California Climate Director to Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee

June 5, 2018 by Emily Jackson

(Source: Environmental Defense Fund) Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Quentin Foster, Director for California Climate at Environmental Defense Fund, to the Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee serving the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA). Foster joined EDF in 2016 and led its successful advocacy around 2017 legislation extending California’s cap-and-trade program to 2030 (AB 398) and accelerating improvements in air quality (AB 617). The five-member committee, established in AB 398, evaluates and reports annually to the California Air Resources Board and the legislature on the environmental and economic performance of cap and trade and other relevant climate policies. Read full article

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