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The California Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency, with a focus on promotion and protection of public health, welfare and ecological resources by reducing air pollution.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.arb.ca.gov|name=California charts course to fight global warming|org=ARB|date=June 26, 2008}}</ref>
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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency, with a focus on promotion and protection of public health, welfare and ecological resources by reducing air pollution.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.arb.ca.gov|name=California charts course to fight global warming|org=ARB|date=June 26, 2008}}</ref>
 
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The ARB has been in the spotlight as the mandated in charge of overseeing [[AB32]] Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 which calls for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2020.
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The [[AB32]] Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 holds the ARB responsible for monitoring and reducing GHG emissions to 2000 levels by 2010 or 11% below business as usual, to 1990 levels by 2020 or 25% below business as usual, and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. <ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/global_warming/AB-32-fact-sheet.pdf|name=AB 32: Global Warming Solutions Act|org=Union of Concerned Scientists|date=June 25,2008}}</ref>
  
 
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== References ==

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency, with a focus on promotion and protection of public health, welfare and ecological resources by reducing air pollution.[1]

The AB32 Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 holds the ARB responsible for monitoring and reducing GHG emissions to 2000 levels by 2010 or 11% below business as usual, to 1990 levels by 2020 or 25% below business as usual, and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. [2]

References

  1. California charts course to fight global warming. ARB.
  2. AB 32: Global Warming Solutions Act. Union of Concerned Scientists.