The Sierra Club has some serious concerns with California's 'cap and trade' program, but they may not have as much to worry about as they think
Plastic bags from grocery stores and pharmacies would be banned starting in 2012 under a new bill before the senate. Critics of the bill say recycling programs, not bans, are the answer.
Citing the BP oil spill, Schwarzenegger said Monday he could no longer back a California offshore drilling initiative. He also vetoed a bill that sought to ban smoking at state parks and beaches.
But business groups are still concerned about the costs of the landmark emission caps.
State’s proposed rules are the most sweeping in the US to cut greenhouse gases.