“Different areas of California have different fire risks, so legislators designed fire rules to reflect that. Normally, this does not cause many headaches, as most of the codes are similar enough not to matter much. But, for certain industries that operate across fire districts, building construction and transportation particularly, the costs of a patchwork of similar-but-sometimes-different fire codes can quickly grow to cost-prohibitive levels.”

Press release: R Street Policy Study No. 185: Regulating Fuel Delivery

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