Industry Seeks Summary Judgment Blocking California GHG Disclosure Laws

June 4, 2024
Industry groups are pressing a federal district court to issue a summary judgment blocking California’s 2023 laws requiring large corporations to publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks, expanding arguments that the laws violate the First Amendment. “S.B. 253 and 261 violate this First Amendment protection by compelling thousands of companies doing even minimal business in California to make controversial, opinion-laden statements on the hotly contested and politically salient issue of climate change,” states a May 24 motion...

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