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Industries Urge High Court To Review 9th Circuit Backing Of Oregon LCFS

January 11, 2019
The oil and trucking industries as well as large energy consumers are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a split panel ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upholding Oregon's low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS), arguing that previous appellate and high court rulings prove that the program unconstitutionally regulates out-of-state conduct. Because Oregon's LCFS was modeled after California's LCFS, the groups argue in their Jan. 7 petition for a writ of certiorari that by definition...

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