California rejects climate law challenge


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  • Wednesday, 03 Nov 2010

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California ballot measure that sought to suspend the state's landmark global warming law failed at the polls on Tuesday, marking a big victory for environmentalists and the growing alternative energy sector.

With more than a quarter of precincts reporting, the "no" vote on Proposition 23 stood at 59 percent, with 41 percent in the "yes" column.

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