Resolution seeks limit on state’s energy management plans

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Supervisor Jeff Hewitt will ask his colleagues Tuesday to support a resolution asserting that utilities operating within Riverside County should have the freedom to select how best to achieve "balanced energy solutions" that cut greenhouse gas emissions – without the state dictating every aspect of powering the electrical grid. "Riverside County, its residents and businesses value local control and the right to choose the policies and investments that most affordably and efficiently enable them to comply with state requirements," according to Hewitt's proposed resolution. "The county understands the need to mitigate the impacts of climate change and is committed to doing its part to help (the state) achieve its goals, but requires the flexibility to do so in a manner
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