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California emissions bill aims to hold large companies accountable

In-N-Out Burger signs fill the skyline. (Adam Lau/AP)
In-N-Out Burger signs fill the skyline. (Adam Lau/AP)

California could become the first state to require big companies to track and disclose greenhouse gas emissions. A new bill aims to improve accountability by providing a clearer picture of the environmental cost of banking at Wells Fargo, or eating a burger from In N’ Out, McDonald’s or Burger King.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes hears about the legislation from Max Graham, a food and agriculture fellow for our editorial partner, Grist.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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