California ARB files motion for stay of injunction on LCFS with Appeals Court
California ARB files motion for stay of injunction on LCFS with Appeals Court 12 February 2012 On Friday, attorneys for the California Air Resources Board (ARB) filed a 648-page motion (Docket #12-15131 and #12-15135) with the US Ninth District Court of Appeals to stay the current District Court injunction on the enforcement of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (earlier post ) while ARB appeals the original ruling. On 29 December 2011, Judge Lawrence O’Neill of the US District Court for the Eastern District of California issued three separate rulings in a set of federal lawsuits challenging the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) (Rocky Mountain Farmers Union et al v. Goldstene). One of the court’s rulings preliminarily enjoins the California Air Resources Board (ARB) from enforcing the LCFS regulation during the pendency of the litigation. In January, the ARB legal team had earlie...