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California history 1980 to 2000

1) What are the origins of the California Coastal Commission?

2) The protection of endangered species in California was strengthened by the actions of which recent California governor?

3) Did the problem of "smog" lessen in the San Francisco Bay area and the Los Angeles basin between 1980 and 2000? Why or why not?

4) Which groups were opposed to each other in the battle over Mono Lake?

5) The protection of old-growth forests in California was imperiled by whose actions?

6) What are the major alternative/renewable sources of energy in California?

7) Has the problem of dependency on foreign sources of petroleum (for transportation) been solved?

8) What precipitated California's electric energy crisis of the early 2000s?

9) How did Governor Gray Davis respond to the electric energy crisis?

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1) What are the origins of the California Coastal Commission?
Californian's were becoming convinced that scenic areas of California needed to be saved from private development.

2) The protection of endangered species in California was strengthened by the actions of which recent California governor?
Grey Davis strengthened the protection of endangered species.

3) Did the problem of "smog" lessen in the San Francisco Bay area and the Los Angeles basin between 1980 and 2000? Why or why not?
Yes, the amount of smog decreased by 50% ...

Solution Summary

This solution is part of a larger series comprising a study guide of California history. This solution involves California history from 1980 to 2000. Renewable energy, petroleum, environmental issues the the energy crisis of the early 2000's are all examined. The original document on which the study guide is based is included along with 9 study questions. Over 300 words of original text.

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