Backers of a voter initiative to suspend California's landmark climate
change law have filed a legal challenge to the wording of the rollback
legal papers filed Tuesday, the Yes on Proposition 23 committee alleged
that the state attorney general's office used misleading and unfair
descriptions in voter materials.
Proponents of the climate change
law, or AB 32, said the court filing is another smoke screen from a
group backed by out-of-state oil interests who will profit from a
AB 32 aims to reduce carbon emissions by 15 percent from today's levels by 2010.
rollback initiative calls for a suspension of the law until the
statewide unemployment rate drops to 5.5 percent for four consecutive
The committee's court filings alleged that voter
material assembled by the attorney general's office falsely implies
that Proposition 23 suspends all or many of the state's air pollution
control laws and would require "abandonment" of greenhouse gas
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