The AB 32 Maximum Reduction Mandate

31 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2008 Last revised: 28 Aug 2008

Date Written: August 25, 2008


This is a compendium of correspondence with Governor Schwarzenegger, the California Air Resources Board, and the California legislature relating to the AB 32 maximum reduction mandate, requiring "the maximum technologically feasible and cost-effective greenhouse gas emission reductions ...". The following communications are included (in reverse chronological order):

- Author's letter to Governor Schwarzenegger, March 16, 2007 - Letter from Eileen Tutt, May 10, 2007, responding to author's March 16 letter - Author's letter to Chuck Shulock, July 27, 2007 - Letter from Mr. Shulock, September 13, 2007, responding to author's July 27 letter - Author's email inquiry to ARB staff for the November 30, 2007 workshop - Further email correspondence with Jon Costantino, December 5, 2007 - Author's letter to the Board, January 4, 2008 - Author's letter to Fabian Nunez, Speaker of the Assembly, March 12, 2008 - Author's comments, submitted to ARB on June 4, 2008 in response to the June 3 Economic Analysis Technical Stakeholder Work Group Meeting - Comments pertaining to the Environmental Justice Advisory Committee meeting of July 30, 2008 and the AB 32 Draft Scoping Plan [General Comments #234,]

Keywords: Climate Policy, AB 32

JEL Classification: K23, K32, Q28

Suggested Citation

Johnson, Kenneth C., The AB 32 Maximum Reduction Mandate (August 25, 2008). Available at SSRN: or

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