SBX1 2 -

Energy: renewable energy resources. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 29, 2011.

voted YES: 55 voted NO: 19
5 voted present/not voting

SBX1 2 — 2011-2012 Legislature

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Title
Author(s)
Joe Simitian, Christine Kehoe, Darrell Steinberg
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Energy: renewable energy resources
Major Actions
Introduced2/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications2/15/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations2/23/2011
Passed Senate2/24/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce3/03/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources3/07/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations3/14/2011
Passed Assembly3/29/2011
Presented to the governor (enrolled)4/04/2011
Became law (chaptered).4/12/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on Energy, Utilities and CommunicationsDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.2/15/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications
8 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.2/23/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
5 voted YES 1 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB2 Simitian2/24/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
26 voted YES 11 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Utilities and CommerceDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.3/03/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce
10 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.3/07/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.3/14/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedAssemblySB 2 Simitian Senate Third Reading By CHESBRO First Extraordinary Session3/29/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
55 voted YES 19 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/01/2011
2/01/2011Introduced. Read first time. Referred to Com. on RLS. (Corrected March 29.)
2/10/2011Re-referred to Com. on E. U. & C.
2/11/2011Set for hearing February 15.
2/15/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 2. Page 35.) (February 15). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
select this voteVote2/15/2011Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
2/19/2011Set for hearing February 23.
2/23/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 1. Page 42.) (February 23). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
select this voteVote2/23/2011Do pass.
2/24/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 26. Noes 11. Page 44.) Ordered to the Assembly.
2/24/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/24/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB2 Simitian
2/28/2011Referred to Coms. on U. & C. and NAT. RES.
3/03/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. (Ayes 10. Noes 3.) (March 3). Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
select this voteVote3/03/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.
select this voteVote3/07/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
3/08/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (March 7). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
3/14/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 3.) (March 14).
select this voteVote3/14/2011Do pass.
3/15/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
3/29/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 55. Noes 19. Page 134.) Ordered to the Senate.
3/29/2011In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage3/29/2011SB 2 Simitian Senate Third Reading By CHESBRO First Extraordinary Session
4/04/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.
4/12/2011Approved by the Governor.
4/12/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 1, Statutes of 2011-12 First Extraordinary Session.

Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from Chemicals, which…

opposed this bill

Chemicals$60,400
$60,400

56 Organizations Supported and 12 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
: SB 2 Simitian Senate Third Reading By CHESBRO First Extraordinary Session

56 organizations supported this bill

AES
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
American Lung Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Amonix
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Breathe California
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
BrightSource Energy
(2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from .
CalEnergy
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Apollo Alliance
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Association of Sanitation Agencies
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Biomass Energy Alliance
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Interfaith Power & Light
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Labor Federation
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Wind Energy Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Calpine
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Santa Clara
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Clean Air Now
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Clean Power Campaign
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
CleanTECH San Diego
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Coalition for Clean Air
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Construction Employers' Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Covanta
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Division of Ratepayer Advocates
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Edison International
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Energy Independence Now
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Environmental Defense Fund
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Environmental Entrepreneurs
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
enXco
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
First Solar
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Glendale Water & Power
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Horizon Wind Energy
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Iberdrola Renewables
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Independent Energy Producers Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Large-scale Solar Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
League of Conservation Voters
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
National Parks Conservation Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
NextEra Energy
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Planning and Conservation League
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Power Company of Wyoming
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Renewable Energy Accountability Project
Rodriquez, Pablo (2011, March 30). REAP URGES GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN TO SIGN SB 2X; . Retrieved March 31, 2011, from The REAP Report.
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sempra Energy
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sierra Club California
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Solar Alliance
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Sun Power Corporation
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Terra-gen Power
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Utility Reform Network
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
United Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Vestas
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Vote Solar
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.

12 organizations opposed this bill

Alliance for Retail Energy Markets
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Alliance For Choice In Energy Solutions
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Business Properties Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Grocers Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California League of Food Processors
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Retailers Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Chemical Industry Council of California
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Direct Access Customer Coalition
undersigned organizations (n.d.). Re: SBx1 2 (Simitian/Kehoe/Steinberg) – Oppose. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from CA-ACES.
Direct Energy Services, LLC
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
School Project for Utility Rate Reduction
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Western States Petroleum Association
Assembly Committee on Natural Resources (2011, March 4). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 10, 2011, from Leg. Info.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from Chemicals interest groups, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$0$0
Luis AlejoDCA-28$0$3,000
Michael AllenDCA-7$0$0
Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$0
Toni AtkinsDCA-76$0$0
Jim BeallDCA-24$0$0
Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$2,000
Marty BlockDCA-78$0$0
Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$0$0
Susan BonillaDCA-11$0$0
Steven BradfordDCA-51$0$1,000
Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
Joan BuchananDCA-15$0$0
Betsy ButlerDCA-53$0$0
Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
Nora CamposDCA-23$0$1,000
Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$0$0
Connie ConwayRCA-34$0$5,400
Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
Roger DickinsonDCA-9$0$0
Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$0
Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
Paul FongDCA-22$0$0
Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$0$3,000
Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
Mike GattoDCA-43$0$4,000
Rich GordonDCA-21$0$0
Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$0
Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$0
Curt HagmanRCA-60$0$0
Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
Isadore HallDCA-52$0$4,000
Diane HarkeyRCA-73$0$3,000
Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
Roger HernandezDCA-57$0$3,000
Jerry HillDCA-19$0$0
Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
Ben HuesoDCA-79$0$2,500
Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
Brian JonesRCA-77$0$1,500
Steve KnightRCA-36$0$2,500
Ricardo LaraDCA-50$0$0
Dan LogueRCA-3$0$0
Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$0
Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$0
Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
Jeff MillerRCA-71$0$4,500
Holly MitchellDCA-47$0$1,500
Bill MonningDCA-27$0$0
Mike MorrellRCA-63$0$1,000
Brian NestandeRCA-64$0$0
Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0
Chris NorbyRCA-72$0$0
Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$1,500
Richard PanDCA-5$0$3,500
Henry PereaDCA-31$0$6,500
John PerezDCA-46$0$0
Manuel PerezDCA-80$0$3,000
Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$0$0
Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
Norma TorresDCA-61$0$3,000
David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
Don WagnerRCA-70$0$0
Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$0$0
Das WilliamsDCA-35$0$0
Mariko YamadaDCA-8$0$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$7,000$13,800
Luis AlejoDCA-28$97,533$8,400
Michael AllenDCA-7$272,775$7,800
Tom AmmianoDCA-13$61,400$0
Toni AtkinsDCA-76$100,950$12,300
Jim BeallDCA-24$161,850$1,000
Bill BerryhillRCA-26$7,250$41,750
Marty BlockDCA-78$226,200$2,900
Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$105,000$7,750
Susan BonillaDCA-11$146,590$18,486
Steven BradfordDCA-51$106,850$11,500
Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
Joan BuchananDCA-15$155,850$11,400
Betsy ButlerDCA-53$267,750$8,800
Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
Nora CamposDCA-23$143,000$5,000
Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$93,338$3,000
Connie ConwayRCA-34$43,800$51,575
Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
Roger DickinsonDCA-9$130,800$2,000
Tim DonnellyRCA-59$1,000$3,000
Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
Paul FongDCA-22$115,150$0
Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$257,480$11,808
Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
Mike GattoDCA-43$169,276$20,300
Rich GordonDCA-21$105,236$7,300
Jeff GorellRCA-37$7,000$11,400
Shannon GroveRCA-32$9,400$14,700
Curt HagmanRCA-60$5,700$21,150
Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
Isadore HallDCA-52$81,200$37,179
Diane HarkeyRCA-73$16,000$18,500
Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
Roger HernandezDCA-57$131,466$17,900
Jerry HillDCA-19$197,900$13,070
Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
Ben HuesoDCA-79$112,297$8,500
Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
Brian JonesRCA-77$7,000$7,000
Steve KnightRCA-36$6,450$6,000
Ricardo LaraDCA-50$122,800$8,000
Dan LogueRCA-3$2,500$17,300
Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$38,750$3,500
Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
Allan MansoorRCA-68$1,750$9,250
Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
Jeff MillerRCA-71$17,100$42,000
Holly MitchellDCA-47$73,052$6,500
Bill MonningDCA-27$168,703$0
Mike MorrellRCA-63$10,275$13,750
Brian NestandeRCA-64$62,000$18,700
Jim NielsenRCA-2$5,000$9,882
Chris NorbyRCA-72$5,650$22,800
Kristin OlsenRCA-25$4,400$28,975
Richard PanDCA-5$147,321$16,400
Henry PereaDCA-31$69,350$39,522
John PerezDCA-46$323,599$34,935
Manuel PerezDCA-80$91,000$9,500
Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$180,463$15,701
Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
Norma TorresDCA-61$77,950$24,038
David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
Don WagnerRCA-70$4,000$11,000
Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$97,180$12,360
Das WilliamsDCA-35$175,639$4,000
Mariko YamadaDCA-8$42,700$2,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Construction unions$2,395,833
State & local government employee unions$1,252,526
Electrical workers/IBEW$633,700
Gas & electric utilities$412,400
Alternate energy production & services$189,000
Waste management$159,125
Electric power utilities$145,996
Labor unions$107,250
Health & welfare policy$77,008
Independent power generation & cogeneration$40,500
Environmental policy$39,935
Municipal & county government organizations$30,800
Human rights$0
Consumer groups$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Gas & electric utilities$412,400
Building operators & managers$194,362
Petroleum refining & marketing$168,410
Food stores$162,863
Food & kindred products manufacturing$99,615
Chemicals$60,400
Retail trade$41,479
Manufacturing$28,253
Energy, natural resources & environment$0
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