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"I haven't seen anything like this before," Shannon Anderson, director of the local organizing group Powder River Basin Resource Council, told Inside Climate News.
(Dealing with electricity subsidies has proven a heavier lift). Federal records reviewed by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) also show a significant drop in the number of environmental enforcement lawsuits filed against companies for breaking pollution control laws, compared to comparable periods in the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations.
Activists and energy experts are alarmed by the measure, which would levy steep fines on utilities that continue providing (or provide new) "non-eligible" clean energy for the state's electricity.
But they are skeptical it will get enough support to become law.
And California, home to the world’s eighth largest economy, is poised to be a climate leader.
While Trump has promised to “cancel” the Paris Agreement, California is still committed to drastically cutting emissions and getting half of it’s energy from renewable sources by 2030.