4 Big Stories In Calif. Environmental, Energy Law In 2013

Law360, San Diego (December 17, 2013, 10:14 PM EST) -- California attorneys saw a number of major legal developments in the environmental and energy spaces in 2013, with courts upholding programs under the state’s landmark law to curb greenhouse gas emissions, as well as agencies advancing strict new requirements on hydraulic fracturing operations and setting the first-ever energy storage mandates.

Here are four significant events that attorneys say made 2013 a big year for environmental and energy law in the Golden State:

Emissions-Cutting Programs Kept Intact

Several California courts this year issued decisions clearing the way for the California Air Resources Board to continue programs implemented as part of A.B. 32,...

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