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Opponents of greenhouse gas law split over initiative drive

March 11, 2010 |  6:46 am

Opponents of the state's landmark greenhouse gas reduction law have split over a proposal to repeal the law, which may be on the November ballot.

Ted Costa, chief executive of People's Advocate, a Sacramento-based anti-tax group that was an original sponsor of the measure, said out-of-state oil companies have bigfooted the initiative campaign, and have "come in and shut out the people."

"I wanted to do a grass-roots operation and involve a lot of people," Costa said. "But they believe they can run this thing out of the country club and to hell with the little people of California. If they have half a million dollars, how come they haven't reported it?" he asked.

Margot Roosevelt has the full story.