Industry, Enviro Groups Back Calif. Carbon Offset Plan

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A coalition of green groups and energy industry players joined together Wednesday to support carbon offset trading provisions in California's cap-and-trade program that are under legal attack by environmental groups that say the provisions could undermine the entire initiative

Southern California Edison Co., Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and other major utilities submitted briefs alongside green groups including the Environmental Defense Fund backing the California Air Resources Board in a suit seeking to strike down offset trading provisions the plaintiffs say “undermine the letter and spirit”...
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