California's cap and trade program, part of the AB 32 program to reduce greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions, took effect on January 1, 2012.
Six years after the passage of AB 32, the world finally knows what a metric ton of carbon emissions costs in California, when the California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) released the results of the November 14, 2012, auction.
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, California voters approved Proposition 39-THE CALIFORNIA CLEAN ENERGY JOBS ACT.
It has been rumored for weeks that a Cap and Trade lawsuit was imminent. The questions were: who would file the lawsuit, when, and on what grounds?
On July 27, 2012, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) formally reproposed its Safer Consumer Products regulations, aka the "Green Chemistry" regulations.
In what is starting to become routine in California, a court has again decided the fate, at least temporarily, of another AB 32 program.
On October 31, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (“DTSC”) issued informal draft regulations for Safer Consumer Products, making significant revisions from earlier drafts.
It was another all-day hearing filled with testimony about the effects of climate change and about the repercussions of the California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB” or “Board”) proposed cap and trade regulation.
A funny thing happened on the way to the start of California’s Cap and Trade program in January 2012: it was sort of delayed.
It’s official. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith has suspended the completion of rulemaking for California’s cap-and-trade scheme until the California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) conducts a more thorough California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) alternatives ...