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San Diego Appeal Defends GHG Offsets In Climate Plan, Project Approvals

August 9, 2019
San Diego County attorneys are defending their acceptance of greenhouse gas offset credits to satisfy climate mitigation requirements for proposed development projects, with the county seeking to overturn a potentially precedent-setting superior court ruling finding the offset use and a broader climate change action plan violate state and local rules. “Petitioners’ insistence that offsets be confined within the County ignores the very nature of GHG emissions, and limits the tools the County can use to achieve its emission reduction goals,”...

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