Various analysts have suggested that California prices are likely to be moderate during the first compliance period but could jump sharply after that. The panel in this session will look at strategies for compliance after 2014.
Julia Bussey manages climate policy for Chevron Corporation. In this capacity she leads Chevron’s greenhouse gas policy activities across the corporation’s business operations in the US and Canada. She helps design and implement policy related to climate change issues. Julia is responsible for evaluating greenhouse gas legislation and regulation, providing policy recommendations to Chevron leadership, and works with state regulatory agencies. Julia has extensive professional experience in environmental policy and compliance including 12 years of government service. After graduating from Cal-Berkeley, Julia developed permit policy at the California Air Resources Board, worked on incineration and air toxics at US Environmental Protection Agency, and managed a team in Superfund at the Department Substances Control. Her professional experience also includes both on-the-ground industry experience ensuring environmental compliance for recycling and semi-conductor companies and policy development in industry as well as government. Ms. Bussey is a native of San Francisco, where she continues to live.