Monthly Archives: August 2011

Renewable Energy Siting Bill By Manuel Pérez Signed Into Law

Written by Green Liver, Imperial Valley News Sacramento, California – A new law by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) to spur clean-energy development and green job creation in the state was signed today by the Governor. “By expediting renewable energy … Continue reading

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Air Resources Board Reapproves AB 32 Scoping Plan

BY BEN ADLER, CALIFORNIA CAPITOL NETWORK August 25, 2011 The California Air Resources Board has signed off on an updated plan to comply with the goals of A-B 32. That’s the state’s landmark global warming law, which requires California to … Continue reading

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Court says asbestos removal is act of pollution and excluded from insurance coverage.

Villa Los Alamos Homeowners Ass’n v. State Farm General Insurance Co., 198 Cal.App.4th 522 (2011) (Aug. 18, 2011) Asbestos removal is excluded from insurance coverage. The homeowner’s association contracted to have acoustical ceilings removed which they knew contained asbestos. The … Continue reading

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