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California Court of Appeals Upholds Cap-and-Trade Auctions

By Michael Romey, J.P. Brisson, Michael Dreibelbis and Andrew Westgate Yesterday, the Court of Appeals for California’s Third Appellate District issued its decision in California Chamber of Commerce, et al., vs. State Air Resources Board, et al., upholding the district court’s decision and allowing the cap-and-trade system to remain in place. The suit was filed by … Continue Reading

California Proposes Draft Amendments to California Cap-and-Trade Program

By Jean-Philippe Brisson, Josh Bledsoe, Michael Dreibelbis and Andrew Westgate On July 12, 2016, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) proposed amendments to the California Cap-and-Trade Program (17 CCR 95800 et. seq.) for the first time since 2014. The amendments include major substantive changes to compliance requirements as well as new program initiatives such as post-2020 … Continue Reading

Low Carbon Fuel Standard Overview

Joshua Bledsoe and Michael Dreibelbis of Latham & Watkins, recently co- wrote a LCFS Fact Sheet with the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). The article is available on IETA’s website and below: The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (aka Assembly Bill 32 or “AB 32”) mandates a reduction in California statewide greenhouse gas … Continue Reading

California’s Planned Greenhouse Gas Market on Hold for Now, but Other Measures to Proceed

By Robert A. Wyman, Jr., Daniel V. Van Fleet, and Aron Potash California’s proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) cap and trade program suffered an expected setback on May 20 when a San Francisco Superior Court issued a writ of mandate enjoining the California Air Resources Board (CARB) from any further cap and trade rulemaking until CARB complies … Continue Reading
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