California helps low-income families afford the cleanest cars, saving them money on gas, cutting pollution, greenhouse gases

California helps low-income families afford the cleanest cars, saving them money on gas, cutting pollution, greenhouse gases

In coordination with local air officials, the Air Resources Board is initiating a retire-and-replace pilot program in the Greater Los Angeles area and San Joaquin Valley to help people of low income replace old, polluting cars with cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicles that also cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Benefits of State’s Growing Climate Investments Highlighted at Rooftop Solar Installation in Fresno Disadvantaged Community

Benefits of State’s Growing Climate Investments Highlighted at Rooftop Solar Installation in Fresno Disadvantaged Community

The installation in Fresno’s Roosevelt neighborhood is one of the first funded with proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade program, which this year targets $832 million for energy efficiency, public transit, affordable housing and other greenhouse gas-cutting programs statewide. At least 25 percent of those funds must be invested to benefit California’s most disadvantaged communities. 

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