Pacific Coast Climate Plan: Ambitious But Prone To Issues

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 12:47 PM EST) -- On Oct. 28, 2013, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington and the premier of British Columbia signed a clean energy pact, known as the Pacific Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy. Although the action plan does not impose legally enforceable obligations and lacks a specific schedule for implementation, the pact still sets out an unprecedented number of aspirational measures. These measures cover a variety of areas, including carbon pricing, transportation, greenhouse gas reduction targets, energy efficiency and renewable energy, transmission projects and the development of...
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