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AIR vs CARB, AB 32 Scoping Plan Lawsuit Final Ruling

AIR vs CARB, AB 32 Scoping Plan Lawsuit Final Ruling

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SUPERIOR COlJRT OF CALIFOP~~IA

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unincorporated association, COrvfNlul~ITIES FOR A BETTER El~VIROr-~rvIE}~T., a nonprofit corporation, COALITIOr~ FOF_ ~A. Sl~\FE ENVIROt~!v!Et~'T', a nonprofit corporation, SOCIETY FOR POSITIVE .L~CTIOt~, a nonprofit corporation, \l/EST COlJNTY TC)XICS COALITION, a nonprofit corporation, Al'~GEL4A jOIi~""~SOt~ tvlESZl\P,-OS, C.L~ROLIl~E Fi\'F~ELL, DF~. HEt~F~Y CL.Li1;t.P'-LJ\.., JESSE 1~ .. rVfl~J.RQUEZ, Nll~J.RTHA Dn~A ARGlTELLO, SHABAf~A HERD; rov FR~A.r~TZ~ in their

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morviduat capacities,

Petitioners,

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1). f~lL:HULc;, in her otticial capacity as Chairman of

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YE .. ~GER, DOF~!~E D' .lAJ.Dl~J.~10, B}~~RBAP,---A PJORDi~J.l':j, JOI-tl~ R. BALNIESj wl.D.5 LYDIA tl. KE1~1~ARn5 SANDP,-A BERG, ROr~ ROBER"TS, JOI-t1"~ G. TELLES~ and F~Ot~ .. ~LD O. LOVEP,-IDGE,

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in their otticiai capacities as members of the Board,

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Respondel1ts

Case No.: CPF-09-509562

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Assn, or rrntatec Residents. et at v. Catrtorma Air l{esources Hoard -- CPF-09-509562 .. - JUDGtvfEl'~T

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The Court having reviewed the pleadings,

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eviuennary exrumts,

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admimstrative record,

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CUIU otner papers sunrmrteu ny counsel, neara tne

oral arguments nt

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counsel,

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the matter having ueen

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suormueu ior uectsion; ana tne Loun navmg Issued the (Jrder Urantlng in Part Petition for VtJrlt

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of Mandate ("Order") that judgment and a peremptory writ of mandate Issue HI this proceeding,

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tor lne reasons stateC11n the Court~ s Statement of Decision, the Verified First

Amended Petition for \Vri! of!Viandate is DEt~IED rl~ Pli~RT l~~:t~D GP,-Al~TED n~ PART.

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specmcany, the rlrst Amended PetItIO!! tor Writ of Mandate is DE1~iED as to the First,

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compnance with ... A..B

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surnciency ot the t'EUrs

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a1Iaiysis under CEQ.l!i). .

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1 ne r lrSI Amenaea yell lion IS liK..J\r~ 1 b!J as to the r'I!th and blgilth

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causes of action regarorng tne sufficiency of the FED's

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Scopmg rtans compuance

and Fourth causes of action regarding the

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and Petitioners' Sixth and Seventh ~au,:,,,,,,,:, of action regarolng the

surnciency or

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the FED's impacts analysis under CEOA.

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JIJDGrvIEl~T IS ENTERP,D In favor of Petitioners WId Plamtrtts ... Association

22 of Irritated Residents) Communities for a Better Environment, California Communities

23 Against Toxics, Coalition for a Safe Environment, Society for Positive ~A ... cnon, "Vest County

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IVlarquez, lVl&~na Ulna Arguello~ ~nabaka tleru, rom Frantz (collectively ".LA~IR55 or

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proceec In a marill.er require by la\v by

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mauequateiy Ut:Sl:flDlng ana anaiyzmg t'roJect

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ARB committed a prejudicial abuse of discretion when it failed to

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proceed in a rnanner re, ... quire by l ..... ww~t_ _.'!_i_.L th,-,. c- ,. 1 ............. ~-.

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and its own certified fegU 1~·.1 ory program when ii .. . 1 T""Io. 1, • ()C 11'1

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implementing the SCOpil1g Plan without first responding to comments, completing the

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environmental review process, and approving the

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Court, ordering that:

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APJ3 shall

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set aSide Board Resolution OS-47 and

Executive Order G-

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U~--l1UI aaoptlng and. approvIng the Climate Change Scoping Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

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In L,al1tomla C·prOject ) as it relates to cap and trade.

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certifying the Functional

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I-he "Viit shall specifically enjoin l"~.Lt<Jl

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rraae-reraten ~rOject activlty that could result m all adverse change to the physical

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certined regulatory program and CEQl\, consistent with the Court's Order.

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tne L~ourt has determmed that Respondents have complied with the

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Quality Act,

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The writ shall be returned by AI< K within fifteell (15) months or ~T~

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particular way with respect to the project except as

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HOr~. ERJ-~EST ft. GOLDStvlITH

JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR C01_JRT

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ASSOCIATION OF IP~JTATED

Case Number: CPF-09-509562

Petitioners,

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Ci\LIFOFs~Ii\ LA~IR F£SOURCES

(CCP §664.5), (CCP §668.5)

BO.l~~PJ), et al.,

T-O: COlJl""~SEL FOF,- PETITIOt~EF,-S .lA~t~D F£SPOt~DEt~'TS:

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You and each or you ':ViII please take notice that J LI!JlJ l',.lEN'! has been iilec1 in the abo'/e

entltleO case pursuant to C.C:P §668.5.

DATED: !VIay 20,2011

DECLAP,-ATION OF SERVICE B'YT NiAlL

I, Linda Fong, a Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court of the County of San Francisco, certify that

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1 am not a party to tne witrnn actIon. un lVlay LUj LU 11, 1 serv-ea tne aoove nonce ana .Juagment

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by placIng

a copy thereof in a sealed envelope, addressed as

tollows:

See Attached Service List

I then placed the sealed envelopes In the olJtgoing mail at 400 McAllister Street, San

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LA ~41 UL on tne aate InOlcatea above lor COllectIon, anaCI1Inent or required prepaiu pOST-age, ana

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nlaliing on that date iollovvlng standard court practices. 1 declare unCler penalty 01 perjury tnat

the foregoing IS true arId correct.

Executed Vll l'vlay 20~ 2011

at San tranC1SCO.,

T~ IvlICHAEL Yl_JEl~~ Clerk

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Alegna De La Cruz, Esq.

CENTER 01'J P~CE, POVERT"'{ & THE El'~VIRO}nv1E}~T

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L:ENTER 01~ 1:l-..ACE, POVERTY & THE

El~VIH.Ol~lvlEl~T

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Adrienne Bloch

Mark W. Poole

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(Jeruor ~taII .. Attorney

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LOlvnvHJ1~ITIES FOR L.b. .. HETTER Er-~VIRON1\.fEr~T·

Deputy Attorney General

455 uOlaen vate Avenue, xurte 11000

1904 Franklin Street, .Suite 600 Oakland, CA 94612

San. Francisco, C-,,4.. 94102

.. A .... Jlgela Johnson Meszaros,

Timothy O';COPu"'1o. r, PCOri

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E~~JVIR_C}r-~r'v1E!'~TltL DEFEt~SE FLT1'~D

Li~"yA/ UFFICES OF .l~~.1o.l'JGELA JC)I-L~.jSC)}~ :tvlESZAR_OS

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.. 4SS0C1ATION OF IRR1TATED RESIDENTS, ET AL .. v, CALIFf)R.NIA AIR KI£SOI.JRCES BOARD, ET AL" SAN FRANCISCO SUPERlOR COURT No~ CPF-09-509562

l'~otice of -Entry of Judgment I Declaration of Service by Mail

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