Calif. Enviro Laws May Be Too Broad For Supreme Court

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 5:23 PM EST) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's administration was distinguished by two hallmark pieces of environmental legislation: the 2006 Global Warming Solutions Act and the 2008 Green Chemistry Initiative. Both statutory initiatives were intended to fill a perceived gap created by inaction at the federal level on the control of greenhouse gas emissions and the chemical safety of consumer products. Through the Global Warming Solutions Act, California pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020. In its Green Chemistry Initiative, California promised to...
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