California court upholds ban on San Diego County voluntary offset programme

Published 19:11 on June 15, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:53 on June 15, 2020  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A San Diego County provision for rural housing developments to utilise out-of-jurisdiction carbon credits violates the California Environmental Quality Act (CEAQ) because it lacks stringent language on additionality and environmental integrity, California judges ruled Friday in support of a lower court ruling.

A San Diego County provision for rural housing developments to utilise out-of-jurisdiction carbon credits violates the California Environmental Quality Act (CEAQ) because it lacks stringent language on additionality and environmental integrity, California judges ruled Friday in support of a lower court ruling.

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