This is so far beyond stupidity, they've simply GOT to know that the result will to be higher fuel consumption, which, IMO, is the plan. It raises revenue for their political benefactors.
I didn’t read it the way you are. Regardless, I was trying to figure out who actually enforces this thing. By reference, the reg took me to the H&S code which says CARB is the state board responsible for enforcment. So, will we now have the Emissions Police?
But... all of this does fall under “CALIFORNIA GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS ACT OF 2006” which would be suspended if Prop 23 passes. Let us hope...
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