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Court Accepts Most Claims In Equity Suit Over California Housing GHG Rules

November 05, 2018
A California superior court is accepting most of the claims in a lawsuit alleging that the state air board's greenhouse gas regulatory "scoping plan" is racially discriminatory by increasing costs and litigation risks for new affordable housing development, according to a ruling on the board's "demurrer" that seeks to dismiss the allegations. However, the judge is expressing initial doubts that several key claims will prevail on their merits but is nonetheless allowing the plaintiffs to amend the allegations based on...

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