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Prop. 23 battle marks new era in environmental politics

Nov 4, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Wealthy Californians and conservation groups united in a bipartisan campaign to defeat the oil industry-sponsored initiative to suspend the state's greenhouse gas law.

Proposition 23, the oil industry sponsored initiative to suspend California's greenhouse gas law, was touted early on by environmentalists as a "David vs. Goliath" battle. "Its our slingshot vs. their oily club," said Steve Maviglio, a spokesman for opponents.

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