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ARB Chair Mary Nichols explains state's role in federal climate policy discussions

As California leads the way for the United States in creating an emissions reduction plan, what aspects of the California plan can be applied on the national level? During today's OnPoint, newly appointed chair of the California Air Resources Board, Mary Nichols, discusses why she believes it is important for the federal government to engage California on climate policy issues. Nichols explains a recent announcement that California will be making an even more aggressive commitment to reducing emissions. She also discusses what her primary goals are for her new position as chair of the ARB.