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  • CA: Lockyer pushes 'green' bond ($5B to combat global warming&improve state govt energy efficiency)

    08/14/2007 7:55:05 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 445+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 8/14/07 | Peter Hecht
    State Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Tuesday proposed a $5 billion bond measure to combat global warming by getting California's largest building owner - the state government - to improve its energy efficiency. Lockyer said he wants the Legislature and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign off on a November 2008 ballot measure to retrofit the state's massive building inventory with solar panels and other clean energy technologies. In a meeting with The Bee Capitol Bureau, Lockyer said the state needs to move "as rapidly as possible" to "green our buildings" if it is serious about its commitment to cut California's greenhouse...