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Integrated Energy Markets
What’s an integrated energy market? How does it work? How much can electricity bill-payers save? What are the jobs and economic benefits? How much pollution can be cut? Resources:
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How do we track pollution in integrated energy markets? What’s the pollution coming from natural gas plants and how do they disproportionately affect low-income communities? Resources:
“In the San Francisco Bay area, communities such as West Oakland suffer disproportionately high rates of air pollutants because of our over reliance on fossil fueled electricity generation, causing asthma and lung disease.”
– Mark Jacobson, Stanford University, The Mercury News, 4/15/17
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