A closely divided Supreme Court has determined that EPA must consider cost when regulating emissions of hazardous air pollutants from stationary sources. Under the Clean Air Act, EPA has authority to regulate toxic emissions...more
In a decision likely to have wide-ranging impacts on the building industry, the California Supreme Court has upheld the City of San Jose’s inclusionary housing ordinance and bolstered California cities’ ability to impose...more
On April 29, 2015, California’s Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order to set a new interim target for reducing the state’s emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. In March 2015,...more
Today, a divided Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated Clean Air Act (the “Act”) decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. In an opinion authored by Justice Scalia, the Court rejected EPA’s application of the Act...more
Proposition 65 warnings could soon become a much bigger burden for businesses.
On Friday, March 7, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a...more