Berkeley leaders, organizations weigh in on reinstated US Environmental Protection Agency regulations

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is moving to reinstate California’s Clean Air Act waiver, which would allow the state to set its own vehicle emissions standards.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it will move to reinstate California’s Clean Air Act waiver, which allows the state to set its own vehicle emissions standards.
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California Legislature to consider statewide plastic bag ban

Following the footsteps of nearly 100 cities and counties — including Alameda County — who in recent years have implemented local bans on single-use plastic bags, California legislators announced in a press conference last week that they will consider a bill prohibiting the bags statewide.
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