Vote on First-in-Nation Oil Emissions Caps Stalls

Amidst doubts over the legality of an attempt by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to ram through last-minute changes to a proposal for the nation’s first-ever caps on greenhouse gas emissions from oil refineries, the Air District’s board of directors postponed voting on the proposal.

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Second Phase Wraps Up in Billion-Dollar Strawberry Trial

With billions of dollars at stake on the final day of a bench trial on equitable claims and a possible injunction, two retired UC Davis researchers tried to persuade a federal judge that California’s strawberry industry will benefit if they are allowed to compete with UC Davis by selling strawberry varieties they invented at the school.

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