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Business, Labor Leaders Join Governor in Supporting Cap-and-Trade Bill

    From BusinessWire, June 12, 2017:  SAN FRANCISCO — The California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance (“CCEEB”) announced today its support for AB 398, a bill that would extend the state’s historic cap-and-trade program through 2030. “There has never been a more important time for California’s leadership,” said CCEEB Chairman Walter McGuire. “Frankly, Washington is

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    2017 Pat Brown Award Application

      We are now accepting applications and nominations for the 23rd annual Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Award.  This is a perfect time to reflect on those achievements that best exemplify our mission of environmental and economic balance.  The success of the award depends on the quality of nominations, and the selection criteria is broad, so please don’t

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      CCEEB names Harvard economist as 2016 Pat Brown Award winner

        Business, labor and public leaders gathered at CCEEB’s annual policy conference to honor the work of notable Harvard economist Dr. Robert Stavins, this year’s Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Award recipient. Director of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements and the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Dr. Stavins has been a major voice on

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        A Better Approach to Water Supply — April 25 in Sacramento

          For the first time ever, CCEEB is holding special seminar open to the public and all interested stakeholders on water quality and water supply issues.  The seminar builds on CCEEB’s work in the areas of storm water, ground water, recycled water, conservation, regional basin plans, and multiple benefit projects developed through public-private partnerships, bringing together

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          Business, labor leaders applaud water czar’s efforts to fight drought

            At a special ceremony in the state capital, California business, labor and public leaders gathered to honor the work of the state’s water czar in fighting the historic drought. Felicia Marcus, chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, received the Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Award from the California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance.

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            A Clear Path to Cleaner Water

              In 2012, CCEEB convened a special Water Quality Task Force in order to examine the water essay quality regulatory system and look for ways to improve water quality outcomes.  The task force is comprised of CCEEB members and other stakeholders, primarily municipal water agencies and smaller cities, who have expertise in water quality permitting and

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              Senator Pavley Wins the 2014 Pat Brown Award

                The CCEEB Board of Directors named Senator Fran Pavley winner of this year’s Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Award.  The award, named on behalf of CCEEB’s founding chairman, honors an individual or organization whose accomplishments most exemplify the spirit of environmental and economic balance. CCEEB chose Senator Pavley because of her efforts to protect the environment

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                ARB's Mary Nichols Wins Pat Brown Award

                  On July 16 and before a crowd of nearly two hundred agency regulators, policy makers, and environmental, labor and industry leaders, CCEEB presented Air Resources Board Chairman Mary Nichols with the 2013 Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Award. The award, named on behalf of CCEEB’s founding chairman, honors an individual or organization whose accomplishments most exemplify

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