Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Environmental

US Agency Releases Final Rule on Reporting Climate Risk, Emissions

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released its long-awaited final rule on reporting requirements for certain climate risks and greenhouse gas emissions...

CalChamber, Allied Groups Sue California Over Climate Disclosure Laws

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of business groups are challenging California’s new climate reporting laws, SB 253 (Wiener; D-San Francisco) and...

Stanford Study Details State Road to Net-Zero Emissions

Scholars at the Stanford Center for Carbon Storage and Stanford Carbon Removal Initiative recently released a landmark study providing an independent assessment of decarbonization options and alternatives.

CalChamber Backs Circular Action Alliance

The California Chamber of Commerce has announced its support for the Circular Action Alliance (CAA) to become California’s Producer Responsibility Organization in accordance with SB 54 (Allen; D-Santa Monica).

Emissions Tracking Mandate Will Increase Business, Consumer Costs

The California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition of organizations are urging legislators to reject an onerous emissions tracking and paperwork requirement that...

Assembly Bill’s Paper Receipt Rules Present Challenges to Deterring Retail Theft

A problematic Assembly bill that imposes onerous rules on the use of paper receipts will be acted upon in the Senate Appropriations Committee when...

Climate Change Emissions Reporting Bills Move with Assembly Committee Amendments

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bills creating climate change-related reporting challenges for large companies and potential increased costs for all businesses passed an Assembly...

Bill Sets Out-of-State Emissions Reporting Requirements

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that will financially impact small- and medium-sized businesses and create onerous reporting requirements on large businesses passed the...

Canada Day Lunch Focuses on Investors Helping Build Sustainable Economic Future

Ways in which investments from Canada and California pension programs are advancing the move toward a green, sustainable economy were the focus of a...

Agencies Grant More Time to Review Fire Hazard Zones

At the urging of a California Chamber of Commerce-led coalition, state agencies have extended the time they will take comments on a recently released...