Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León as he announces they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use by motor vehicles on Sept. 9, 2015.
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León as he announces they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use by motor vehicles on Sept. 9, 2015. Paul Kitagaki Jr. The Sacramento Bee file
Gov. Jerry Brown, left, listens to Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León as he announces they will abandon efforts this year to require a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use by motor vehicles on Sept. 9, 2015. Paul Kitagaki Jr. The Sacramento Bee file