Calif. Cap-And-Trade Is Still Alive, Despite Delays
June 3, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT
Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT) -- It’s official. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ernest Goldsmith has suspended the completion of rule-making for California’s cap-and-trade program until the California Air Resources Board (CARB) conducts a more thorough California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) alternatives analysis under their approval of the policy road map, known as the Scoping Plan. Those following the case have been waiting for this final judgment to be issued.
On May 20, the seven-page decision made official what has been known since the original tentative decision was released five months ago....