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California 5th District Court of Appeal News
Appeals court orders California Air Resources Board to change how it calculates greenhouse gas emissions
A California appeals court recently reversed a lower court’s decision to discharge a court order that had mandated the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to correct several violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) it had committed when it attempted to implement the state’s low carbon fuel standards regulations (LCFS).
California Department of Conservation to go back to trial over alleged evasion of environmental laws
The California Fifth District Court of Appeal recently ruled that a district court erred in its decision to dismiss a case involving allegations that the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) did not conduct an environmental review before issuing permits for 214 new oil wells in Kern County.