Rice may become first crop in cap-and-trade program

Appeal Democrat: Rice could soon become the first crop in California's cap-and-trade program, but it is unclear if the program provides enough incentives to motivate farmers to change their growing practices. In a December meeting, the California Air Resources Board directed staff to begin the process for including rice in the cap-and-trade program, which is part of a statewide program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The idea is to provide economic incentives for major investment in......

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