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Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change
Democratic bill would slow California's effort to curb climate change

Political-economic fights at the Capitol never really end. They just morph into new incarnations. Take, for example, the eight-year battle among industry, environmentalists and the administrations of Govs. Arnold Schwarzenegger and successor Jerry Brown over how to deal with threats of global warming. Now, the conflict again is heating up. Just before their July recess, a group of business-friendly Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation to slow California's campaign to curb climate change. Nine Assembly and Senate members, led by Assemblyman Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno), want to delay putting motor vehicle fuels under the state's system for buying and selling the right to release...

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