EDF Statement on California Chamber of Commerce's Appeal of Decision Upholding Cap-and-Trade Auctions

February 20, 2014

“Today’s California Chamber appeal is an unfortunate but expected step in their continued litigation over cap and trade. California voters and many state businesses understand the importance of the program – and California courts have consistently ruled it as valid.  Sadly, the California Chamber sees neither of these as a reason to stop their repeated attacks on AB 32. Ultimately, we are optimistic the courts will once again uphold this successful program.”

-Timothy O’Connor, Director, California Climate Initiative, Environmental Defense Fund


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