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CARB Invalidates Offsets for Facility’s Alleged RCRA Noncompliance

By Claudia O’Brien and Bart Kempf On November 14, 2014, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released a final determination invalidating almost 89,000 previously-issued offset credits due to CARB’s conclusion that the facility at issue failed to comply with a permit issued under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).[1]  CARB reached this conclusion even … Continue Reading

CARB Proposes Invalidating Offset Credits for Facility’s Alleged RCRA Noncompliance

By Claudia O’Brien and Bart Kempf For the first time since California established its cap-and-trade market for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has proposed canceling over 230,000 tons of offset credits due to a facility’s alleged potential failure to comply with unrelated environmental laws.[1]  CARB is proposing the invalidation even … 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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