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Oakland's Justified In Banning Coal Shipments, Enviros Say

Law360, New York (February 17, 2017, 8:41 PM EST) -- A pair of environmental organizations filed motions in California federal court on Thursday, asking to intervene to defend the city of Oakland against a suit alleging it violated the commerce clause when it passed an ordinance aimed at preventing the export of coal, and pushing for the dismissal of claims.

The Sierra Club and the San Francisco Baykeeper want in on a suit filed by the Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal LLC, which is developing a former Oakland Army base as a bulk export facility. In...
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Case Information

Case Title

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute


Vince Chhabria

Date Filed

December 7, 2016

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