Calif. bullet train bond passes

The resounding defeat of two state ballot initiatives pitched as clean-energy solutions to climate change doesn't mean Californians' support for renewable and alternative fuels has softened, environmental leaders said Wednesday.

If that were true, voters also would have rejected a $10 billion bond to build a bullet train linking Northern and Southern California, said Bernadette Del Chiaro, an advocate for Environment California.

"Californians are keenly interested in promoting real, big and bold clean-energy solutions as demonstrated by their willingness to pass Prop. 1A," Chiaro said.

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