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...Valley residents through cooperative and effective air quality programs. (Fresno Council of Governments).
San Joaquin Valley Air District Rules and Regulation regulates stationary sources of pollution in the region. The California Air Resources Board is in charge of setting State standards while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is in charge of monitoring national standards. During 2006, California has passed the assembly bill 32 that stated that requires California to reduce its green house gasses emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, an approximately 15 % below emissions expected by the state data. The full implementation of AB 32 will help reduce risks that associated with climate change, while improving energy efficiency, develop cleaner transportation, and reducing waste that can cause bad air and water quality. The California states government believed that
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