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Bus Trip

On July 22, 2002, supporters of climate protection traveled to San Francisco to be present as Governor Gray Davis signed legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from California vehicles. Below are 54 photographs taken during the trip.

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Driven to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by Yvonne in one of Sonoma County Transit's compressed natural gas buses.

Sebastopol Mayor Sam Spooner, former Supervisor Ernie Carpenter, Windsor Mayor Sam Salmon, Press Democrat columnist Chris Coursey, and Waste Management Agency Director Ken Wells wait to board.

Jim Goodwin, Sustainable North Bay, joins the tour, having caught the bus in Terra Linda.

Eva Karlen, Marin Climate Protection Campaign

The platform as people were arriving

Waiting for the governor to arrive

Lots of cameras

Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown

Abby Young, ICLEI, tells Mayor Brown about Berkeley's plan to reduce GHG emissions

Assemblyman Joe Nation

Nobel laureate Dr. Rowland, Robert Redford, Gov. Davis, and Assemblywoman Fran Pavley listen to California Resource Secretary Winston Hickock.

Robert Redford

What a setting!

Gov. Davis next up to speak

Freshman Pavley was the sponsor and champion of AB1493.

Proud and happy Fran

The governor signs the landmark legislation.

Sonoma County Climate Protection organizer Mike Sandler in foreground

Sonoma County Climate Protection Campaign Coordinator Ann Hancock

Champagne for the governor

Sonoma folks gather in anticipation of the governor.

Sam pours champagne for the toast.

Cotati Mayor Janet Orchard and solar contractor Brian Hines savor the moment.

Jane Bender, Santa Rosa Councilmember

Armando Navarro, Environmental Technology Center, SSU

Ken Wells, Director, Sonoma County Waste Management Agency

Steve Rabinowitsh, Santa Rosa Councilmember

Larry Barnett, Sonoma Councilmember

Windsor Mayor Sam Salmon and Sebastopol Mayor Sam Spooner

Sam Spooner

Chris Coursey, Press Democrat columnist

Ernie Carpenter asks who had the most fun. Windsor Councilmember Deb Fudge enjoys the question.

Photographer Merrilyn Joyce and Ann


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