Thursday, August 31, 2006
No, big boxes aren't being blamed for global warming. But at the same time that California is taking the initiative to curb greenhouse gasses, Governor Schwarzenegger may soon have to take a position on another controversial measure. The California legislature is considering a law that would require local governments to create and consider an impact statement before approving big box construction. Will the impact statements have to consider the amount of global warming generated by additional road trips to the planned Wal-Mart or Best Buy?