With real energy reform and/or climate change legislation completely stalled on Capitol Hill, the fight for environmentalists is in the states. One of the most important fights for the environmental movement right now is against big oil’s Proposition 23, which would cripple California’s landmark greenhouse gas legislation.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday September 28, 2010 8:16 am|
|By: Jon Walker Thursday June 24, 2010 7:35 am|
In addition to deciding whether or not to legalize marijuana, California voters will decide whether or not to abolish AB 32, the state’s tough climate-change legislation. The abolition measure just qualified for the November ballot. Two big oil companies, Valero Energy Inc. and Tesoro Corp., invested heavily in gathering the signatures needed to get it on the ballot and will probably spend millions on the ensuing campaign.