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The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has approved $2.2 million to complete 12 hydrogen refueling stations in the Bay Area, BAAQMD officials said Wednesday.  
 
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Kevin de León is among California's most powerful politicians, and Tom Steyer is a billionaire. And they have built a friendship that may shape the state's climate and energy policy.  
 
Gregorio Borgia
California Gov. Jerry Brown, issuing an ominous appeal on climate change, said Tuesday that the world may already have 'gone over the edge' on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.  
 
 
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