The Draft Blueprint outlines the process for identifying impacted communities, statewide strategies to reduce emissions, and proposed criteria for development of community emissions reduction programs and community air monitoring campaigns.
Prohibitions on the use of certain refrigerants by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reduce to greenhouse gas emissions go into effect over the next 18 months. Specifically, CARB will enforce the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2015 Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) Rule that was vacated by the U.S. Court of Appeals.
EPA will host a series of series of workshops for stakeholders in various sectors of the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program. The workshops will take place at EPA HQ in Washington, D.C. on July 17 and 18. Click here for details.