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The Anti-California: Texas Republicans Fight EPA Over Climate Change

By Huffington Post
November 7, 2010

For decades, California has set the pace for the country on air pollution and climate change, adopting ever-higher standards for controlling auto emissions and, more recently, greenhouse gases that scientists say have led to global warming.

Now, California’s dominance is being challenged — under attack from another mega-state that wants to displace California by calling for a freeze of the status quo instead of a move toward tighter controls.

In effect, Texas is staking out a role as the anti-California.

From The Huffington Post