Parties Debate If New CARB GHG Plan Moots Challenge To 2017 Version

January 12, 2023
Parties in a long-pending lawsuit challenging the California air board’s 2017 greenhouse gas “scoping plan” are preparing additional briefs about whether the case is now moot because the board in December adopted a 2022 update to the plan, which could affect a hearing on the merits of the case currently scheduled for March 2. “There are some exceptions to the mootness doctrine for issues of public interest -- there’s a number of arguments we may raise,” says an attorney representing...

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