By Hal Bernton, Seattle Times.
California has the nation’s most ambitious system to reduce carbon emissions. It’s the model for Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s carbon-reduction legislation in this state.
On a balmy winter day, a tanker truck pulls up to a Rotten Robbie service station to deliver a load of gasoline that, once consumed by cars and trucks, will release more than 60 tons of carbon dioxide.
Ever since the invention of the internal-combustion engine, the atmosphere has been a free dumping ground for this greenhouse-gas pollution.
Not anymore in California.