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    Former California state Senator Fran Pavley, a pioneer in climate change legislation, talks about the potential rollback of federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions.

Former California state Senator Fran Pavley, a pioneer in climate change legislation, talks about the potential rollback of federal standards for greenhouse gas emissions. Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee
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