Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León on Sept. 9 as they announce they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in motor vehicles by 2050.
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León on Sept. 9 as they announce they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in motor vehicles by 2050. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León on Sept. 9 as they announce they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use in motor vehicles by 2050. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com