“Our new Bay Area Operations Director will oversee WSPA’s advocacy and community relations programs throughout the region,” said Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association. “Bob joins our team with a deep understanding of the role energy plays throughout the region, and will play an integral role as we continue to engage with Bay Area regulators, communities, and stakeholders. I am very pleased to have Bob on board at WSPA.”
Statement By WSPA President Catherine Reheis-Boyd:
“The passage of SB 32 is not a reason to celebrate. It is unfortunate it went this direction. The rushed vote was deliberately schemed in order to cover-up today’s terrible cap-and-trade auction results. The lack of accountability and transparency in this sort of maneuver is embodied in SB 32. There is no accountability in providing blank check authority to a state bureaucracy. Furthermore, SB 32 puts accessible and reliable energy at risk. Today is, in fact, a setback for California’s global leadership on...
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