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By Robert F. Lawrence, Dustin Till and Svend Brandt-Erichsen, Matren Law PLLC
Excerpt: California's greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program is due to be finalized within a few weeks, over widespread opposition and concern about its effects on...
In Nov. 2010 the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) filed suit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BAAQMD) CEQA Guidelines re GHG emissions. Among other requirements, environmental evaluations were required if a project...
By Robert F. Lawrence, Partner, and Dustin Till, Associate, Marten Law
Cap and trade is a market-based framework under which aggregate emissions are capped and regulated businesses must obtain (through government allocations, auctions, or secondary...
Prior posts have followed the development of California's greenhouse gas law.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenged EPA's 2009 waiver which allowed California to regulate GHG emissions. In Chamber of Commerce of the United States et al v....