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Business Groups Seek To Suspend AB32, California Greenhouse Gas Law

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A coalition of business groups turned in signature petitions Monday for a ballot initiative that would unravel Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's top environmental...

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on May 04, 2010 at 10:51 AM
Gulf Tragedy is a Grim Remi...

Gulf Tragedy is a Grim Reminder that California Needs to Fight for Clean Energy

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Flash back 41 years ago to a January morning in 1969 on an offshore oil platform in the Santa Barbara Channel. And back to now - the oil spill that is devastating the Gulf of Mexico is a wake-up call...

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on May 04, 2010 at 09:50 AM

Schwarzenegger drops offshore drilling project

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday withdrew his support for a plan he championed to allow new offshore oil drilling off Santa Barbara County, citing the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Opponents of California global warming law turn in signatures for November measure

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Setting up what is expected to be a multimillion-dollar political battle between oil companies and Silicon Valley tech leaders, opponents of California's landmark global warming law turned in about 800,000 signatures Monday for a November ballot measure to suspend the law.

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Governor rejects smoking ban at beaches, parks

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill Monday that would have prohibited smoking at nearly all state beaches and parks, saying the law would have been too intrusive and would not have done much to curb litter on California's shoreline.

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM
Bicycling Month in Santa Ba...

Bicycling Month in Santa Barbara Commences with Cycle Chic Fashion Show (Event)

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Santa Barbara's month-long bicycle celebration, called Cyclemaynia will commence in style with Cycle Chic Fashion Show, this Thursday, May 6. The show will feature bicycles, accessories, and attire appropriate for a bevy of events occurring in the coastal California city, from riding to the farmer's market to attending the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Following the event, attendee...

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM

California may vote to freeze landmark climate law

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Organizers of a California ballot measure that would suspend the state's landmark climate change law, possibly for years, said on Monday they had enough signatures to qualify it for the November ballot.

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on May 03, 2010 at 05:50 PM

Calif. governor ends support for offshore drilling (AP)

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AP - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday withdrew his support of a plan to expand oil drilling off the California coast, citing the massive oil spill that resulted from a drilling rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

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on May 03, 2010 at 02:20 PM
LA: Move to “Delay” Cal...

LA: Move to “Delay” California’s Greenhouse Gas Law Gaining Steam

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Republican Gubernatorial candidates are only debating how best to delay the implementation of A.B. 32Proponents of clean energy and environmental laws designed to reduce the amount of Greenhouse Gases from being dumped into the air had best not take the challenge to A.B. 32, the California State Law mandating changes [...]

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on May 03, 2010 at 01:51 PM

Opponents of California global warming law turn in signatures for November measure

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The law requires that by 2020, California's emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse be reduced to 1990 levels, a drop of about 25 percent.

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on May 03, 2010 at 12:21 PM