Utilities Commission Faces “Hot Gas” Suits

Law360, New York (January 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An air quality control agency has sued the California Public Utilities Commission, claiming it set new natural gas standards that would increase air pollution in the state.

The South Coast Air Quality Management District lodged the suits Tuesday in a California appeals court and the California Supreme Court, alleging the Commission was negligent when it established guidelines that permitted lower grades of natural gas to enter the state without evaluating how the move would add to air pollution.

“At a time when we are searching for...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.