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Renewable energy: Pass SB 722

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Los Angeles Times

An editorial in the Los Angeles Times called on the Legislature to pass SB 722

Since 2007, state Sen. Joe Simitian (D- Palo Alto) has been introducing bills aimed at requiring California to get 33% of its power from renewable sources such as the sun and wind by 2020.

California cannot achieve its ambitious goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions without this standard, which is why the Legislature should pass Simitian’s bill and Schwarzenegger should sign it. SB 722 would clean the air, produce jobs and make the state a player in the global race to dominate the green-technology industry.

View the full story (Los Angeles Times)