"The world has never before seen a climate program on this scale," said Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, which provided assistance to pilot carbon trading programs in China.
The agency is in discussions about entering into a contract with Toyota Motor's management spinoff to help it accomplish its goals.
Using bacteria instead of chemicals to digest organic compounds can cut the amount of waste sludge generated by as much as 80% and enables 100% of the water to be recycled in the plant.
Volkswagen has already incurred about $30 billion in costs following its September 2015 admission that it outfitted about 11 million diesel cars worldwide with a defeat device, and the tolls keep coming.
If adopted, the bill would eliminate a huge chunk of carbon emissions from the transportation sector as part of the state’s quest to slash emissions by 80% from 1990 levels by 2050.