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Proposition 10 would raise $5 billion in bonds to help consumers and corporations buy alternative-

Proposition 10 would raise $5 billion in bonds to help consumers and corporations buy alternative fuel vehicles, but it's opposed by a broad coalition including the state's major environmental organizations. What does natural gas have to do with it? We also hear about unprecedented violence in Mexico as drug cartels divided by law enforcement and personal rivalries turn on each other.

fuel vehicles, but it's opposed by a broad coalition including the state's major environmental organizations. What does natural gas have to do with it? We also hear about unprecedented violence in Mexico as drug cartels divided by law enforcement and personal rivalries turn on each other.

Producers:
Karen Radziner
Sonya Geis

Reporter's Notebook Bullets and Beheadings in Baja 10 MIN, 41 SEC
Since the beginning of this year, there have been 1,000 murders along the US border with Mexico. In the past week, 57 killings in Tijuana alone—16 in a 24 hour period yesterday and the day before.

Guests:
Richard Marosi, Los Angeles Times
David Shirk, Director of the Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

Main Topic Proposition 10: Environmental Protection or Corporate Giveaway? 13 MIN, 24 SEC

Proposition 10 was put on next month's ballot by the Clean Energy Fuels Corporation in Seal Beach. It's owned by the Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens and produces natural gas. The $5 billion bond measure would provide more than $3 billion in rebates for vehicles that run on alternative fuels, including natural gas. The rest of the money would fund research and development of renewable energy technology.

Guests:
John Dunlap, Consultant to the Yes on 10 campaign
Richard Holober, Executive director of the Consumer Federation of California

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