I hope you
will join me in voting NO on Proposition 23, a deceptive measure on the November
state ballot. Two Texas oil companies designed Prop 23 to kill clean air and
clean energy standards in California. Prop 23 is a threat to California??Ts
public health, environment and economy.
Here are some critical reasons to
vote NO on 23:
Prop 23 would let major polluters off the hook.
Valero and Tesoro, the two Texas oil companies behind the measure, are already
among the worst polluters of California??Ts air. Prop 23 would let them increase
emissions from their refineries, making air pollution
Prop 23 would kill thousands of clean energy jobs in
California. Wind, solar and other clean energy companies are creating hundreds
of thousands of jobs throughout the state. By killing our clean energy standards
that drive this economic growth, Prop 23 would destroy the one sector of our
economy that is expanding significantly.
Prop 23 would
increase consumer costs by keeping us addicted to dirty, costly oil. By killing
competition from cleaner, cheaper alternative energy, the measure would keep us
dependent on fossil fuels and increase household electricity costs in
Prop 23 is opposed by the American Lung Association in
California, California Professional Firefighters, Consumers Union (publishers of
Consumer Reports), and by business, environmental and community groups across
Please visit the NO on 23 website to learn more and take