Monthly Archives: September 2011

Update: California Supreme Court Approves Stay on Writ blocking Cap and Trade

The attempt to lift an intermediate court’s stay of the writ halting California’s Cap & Trade program has predictably failed in the California Supreme Court. See http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/09/29/BARF1LAT96.DTL Hard to reverse a discretionary stay pending a hearing on the merits. The … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change

Does the Obama/EPA Ozone decision violate the law?

Posted by Alan Ramo President Obama’s intervention in EPA’s process for setting a new ozone standard last Friday, September 2, 2011, has set the environmental world buzzing and has fed a growing political narrative that the President is weak, retreating whenever … Continue reading

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Update on AB 32 Cap-And-Trade Battle: Lip service for Environmental Justice?

Posted by Alan Ramo On August 24, 2011, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) once again unanimously approved its alternatives and environmental analysis supporting its greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program.  This second round of approval, this time after a more thorough … Continue reading

Posted in Air and Environmental Justice, Climate Change