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Tuesday
Apr122011

California Governor Signs Alternative Energy Bill

Office of California Gov. Jerry Brown(LOS ANGELES) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into a law a bill that mandates that a third of the state's energy come from alternative power sources like wind and solar within ten years.

“This is my path,” Brown said in announcing the initiative. “I mean, I didn't know in 1975, I'd have to come back 36 years later, and get it done again. But here I am, and I want to tell you, I'm not leaving until we get it finished.”

Brown called his state one of “innovation,” “creativity,” and a place for “the unexpected.”

“That’s what makes the difference,” he said.

Critics argue that the law will cost too much and force up the price of energy.

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