Oakland’s Coal Shipping Ban To Be Tried Next Week

Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 8:57 PM EST) -- The question of whether the city of Oakland, California, was allowed to pass an ordinance restricting the passage of export-bound coal through a terminal that is under development will proceed to trial next week, a California federal judge ruled Wednesday.

At a hearing Wednesday on three motions for summary judgment, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria set a contract claim in the suit for a three-day bench trial starting Tuesday. The judge “effectively denied” cross-motions for summary judgment that had been pending, according to the chief climate...
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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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