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  •  I'm going to have to read this through a couple of (3+ / 0-)
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    LinSea, BruceMcF, blueoregon

    times to get it all, but I'm very interested in understanding the arguments.

    Thanks so much for writing this.

    Now, one question:  What IS the Sierra Club's position and if it is in opposition, why?

    Thanks!

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    by cany on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 07:05:41 PM PDT

    •  I wonder whether there is a single ... (2+ / 0-)
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      DavidMS, blueoregon

      ... Sierra Club position, or a variety of Sierra Club positions. The Director of Sierra Club, California, Kathryn Phillips, has been recently quoted as strongly opposed, though the argument is quite odd, as it seems as if Kathryn Phillips believes that we can get to where we need to get to in terms of GHG reductions without doing something about the addiction of California intercity transport on fossil fuels.

      Support for the California HSR was a Sierra Club California position, but Kathryn Phillips seems to be leading the Sierra Club to the other side of the issue.

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      by BruceMcF on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 07:45:54 PM PDT

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