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From oil refineries to solar plants, unions bend California climate change policies in their favor

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Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:33pm

No contour of California’s vast landscape inspires such passionate devotion as its coastline, so state lawmakers recoiled when President Trump announced in April that he wanted to expand offshore drilling. The outrage was channeled into a proposal for preventing any new infrastructure along the water, pipelines or otherwise, for additional oil production.