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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will take charge today of how California utilities meet a goal that one-third of their power be generated by renewable energy by 2020.Schwarzenegger plans to issue an executive order, aides said, that will instruct the California Air Resources Control Board to design regulations for how utilities can meet a 33 percent renewable goal.Aides said the plan will not includ...
Last Friday, the California legislature approved a new renewable energy standard for the state requiring 33 percent of its electricity to come from renewable sources by 2020, but Governor Schwarzenegger has vowed to veto it.The good news is that it's not the size of the clean energy standard that the governor has an issue with, it's the part of the bill that requires two-thirds of that energy t...
Harry Truman once said that "close only counts with horseshoes and hand grenades."Â In the coming year, we'll see if close also counts in California water policy.Â Last Friday, in the closing hours of the legislative session for the year,...
Reuters - California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will veto a bill requiring the state to get a third of its electricity from solar, wind and other renewable sources, his staff said on Monday in a fight that shows the difficulties of addressing climate change fast.
The United States Chamber of Commerce is joining with the National Automobile Dealers Association to try to derail California's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions....
A bill that would power up California's already ambitious effort to shift to cleaner, renewable energy has cleared the state legislature, but it was uncertain if Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger would sign it.
photo: Brian Sterling via flickrAh, politics... Late last Friday the California Senate passed an ambitious renewable energy bill which would mandate that the state generate 33% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. Too bad Governor Schwarzenegger has issued a statement saying he'll veto the bill, even though he supports the greater green power goal. Here's why:...Read the full stor...
Eleventh-hour discord over a huge bond proposal sank an ambitious legislative water package that would have brought some resolution to one of California's most contentious issues.
More than a hundred arrive to protest the state's ban on nudity.
After vowing to veto this year's biggest environmental bill, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to issue an executive order by midweek that would require all electric utilities to generate a third of their power from renewable resources, such as wind and solar power, by 2020.