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California's cap and trade program reels in the green

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Giant wind turbines are powered by strong winds in front of solar panels on March 27, 2013 in Palm Springs, California. According to reports, California continues to lead the nation in green technology and has the lowest greenhouse gas emissions per capita, even with a growing economy and population. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

A program to make California green has brought in a lot of green. The state's program designed to control CO2 emissions has netted $1.1 billion in its first full year. But what to do with that money is another matter entirely.

For more on this is John Myers, political editor for the ABC affiliate in Sacramento

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