Proposition 23 proponents are engaging in fear tactics
|By: Lowell Feld nrdcactionfund Friday July 23, 2010 6:32 am|
As the full scope of the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico continues to unfold, there’s another energy-related drama in California. This one threatens the Golden State’s landmark law (AB 32) to limit the greenhouse gas pollution that is already harming California and to promote a host of related clean energy policies that would benefit the state. A proposition that is now certified for the November ballot, Proposition 23 — known as the “Dirty Energy Proposition” — would kill investments and job creation in the new energy economy already spurred by AB 32 since it was enacted in 2006. This is one of the most important environmental campaigns of 2010, with implications far beyond California.