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AIR QUALITY THRESHOLD LITIGATION MAY PROCEED TO TRIAL

March 18, 2011

A lawsuit filed by the homebuilders (CBIA) challenging new air quality standards has sufficient merit to proceed to trial, an Alameda County Superior Court judge has ruled. Many state, regional and local planners and affordable housing advocates argue the standards would discourage sustainable, infill development. Click here to read the full story.  More »

JUDGE RULES STATE DID NOT FOLLOW CEQA ON AB 32 SCOPING PLAN

February 4, 2011

A California judge has tentatively ruled that the California Air Resources Board did not adequately consider alternatives to creating a cap-and-trade plan when adopting the AB 32 Global Warming Solutions act of 2006, “Scoping Plan.” If the ruling is finalized, it could potentially delay implementation of the cap-and-trade carbon market, as well More »

AIR BOARD ADOPTS TOUGH REGIONAL EMMISIONS TARGETS

September 24, 2010

As part of implementing the nation’s first law that connects land use to greenhouse gas emissions (SB 375), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has adopted regional targets strongly supported by environmental groups meant to reduce GHG emissions from vehicle miles traveled (VMT). The business community expressed concern that the targets were More »

SB 375/ARB REPORT ON REDUCTION TARGETS FOR AUTOS AND LIGHT TRUCKS

August 13, 2010

ARB staff has released its proposed regional greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for automobiles and light trucks pursuant to Senate Bill 375. The report and its associated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Functional Equivalent Document are now available online for a 45-day public review period. These proposed targets will be considered More »