Calif. City Brokers Deal Over GHG Emissions

Law360, New York (September 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The city of Stockton will be required to include greenhouse gas emission reductions in its long-term development plan under a settlement it has brokered with California's attorney general amid the state's broader efforts to slash emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.

The deal, announced Wednesday by California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr., resolves a lawsuit the city of Stockton was facing by the Sierra Club, which claimed the town had failed to address the amount of greenhouse gases that would be emitted under a general...
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