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Litigation: DOJ appeals ruling backing California-Quebec GHG trading link

September 15, 2020
The Trump administration is appealing a recent federal district court ruling that turned aside its lawsuit alleging constitutional violations from California’s decision to link its greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program with Quebec’s similar market. The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sept. 14 filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit seeking review of a July 17 ruling by Judge William Shubb of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in United...

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