Calif. Voters Reject Effort To Kill Climate Bill

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 11:25 AM EDT) -- California voters have decisively rejected Proposition 23, a ballot measure that would have indefinitely delayed implementation of a new state law aiming to curb global warming by putting tough limits on greenhouse gas emissions.

Sixty-one percent of Californians voted no on Prop 23 on Tuesday, and 39 voted in support, with 93 percent of precincts reporting, according to preliminary election results from the Los Angeles Times.

If successful, Prop 23 would have suspended implementation of AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act — considered one of...
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