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Items Related to California's Global Warming Bills

Los Angeles Times op-ed piece: "California's Bold Plan to Protect the Planet" by Curtis Moore, September 2, 2006, available on the LA Times' web site or in PDF format

Article and review of relevant bills: "California's Bold Plan to Protect the Planet" available in PDF format

Text of California's Bills; all available in PDF format:

Senate Bill No. 1368 -- Electricity Generation Perfomance Standards: Introduced by Senator Perata (Coauthor: Assembly Member Levine), February 21, 2006
Assembly Bill No. 32 -- Climate Targets and Mandatory Reporting: An act to add Division 25.5 (commencing with Section 38500) to the Health and Safety Code, relating to air pollution.
Assembly Bill No. 1012 -- Flex Fuel and Alternative Fuel Cards: Introduced by Assembly Member Nation (Coauthors: Assembly Members Koretz, Laird, and Pavley) (Coauthor: Senator Kehoe), February 22, 2005
Assembly Bill No. 2021 -- Energy Efficiency for Municipal Utilities: Introduced by Assembly Member Levine, February 14, 2006
Assembly Bill No. 2778 -- Customer Incentives for Fuel Cells and Wind Energy: Introduced by Assembly Member Lieber (Coauthor: Assembly Member Saldana), February 24, 2006
Senate Bill No. 1, CHAPTER 132. An act to add Sections 25405.5 and 25405.6 to, and to add Chapter 8.8 (commencing with Section 25780) to Division 15 of, the Public Resources Code, and to amend Section 2827 of, and to add Sections 387.5 and 2851 to, the Public Utilities Code, relating to solar electricity. [Approved by Governor August 21, 2006. Filed with Secretary of State August 21, 2006.]
Senate Bill No. 107 -- Renewable Portfolio Standard: Introduced by Senators Simitian and Perata (Principal coauthor: Assembly Member Levine) (Coauthors: Assembly Members Blakeslee and Cohn), January 20, 2005
Senate Bill No. 757 -- Petroleum Demand Reduction: Introduced by Senator Kehoe
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Pavley), February 22, 2005
Senate Bill No. 927 -- Port Container Fee: Introduced by Senator Lowenthal
(Coauthor: Assembly Member De La Torre), February 22, 2005

Ozone Articles and Reports

"Ozone — Forty Two Years Later" by Dr. David V. Bates, January 3, 2006

Miscellaneous Articles and Reports

Los Angeles Times article: "Smog Harms Children's Lungs for Life, Study Finds" by Miguel Bustillo, September 9, 2004 (PDF format)

Other web links related to this article:
— Press release from University of Southern California: "Smog May Cause Lifelong Lung Deficits"
— New England Journal of Medicine article: "The Effect of Air Pollution on Lung Development from 10 to 18 Years of Age"

Report prepared for the BC Lung Association: Health and Air Quality
2002 - Phase 1

Other Resources

Salud y Aire Limpio, a Spanish workbook prepared by co-editor Curtis Moore for a course that he teaches on air pollution for environmental writers.

Links, offering " a citizen's action guide" handbook


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