National Association of Home Builders v. San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District

ELR Citation: 40 ELR 20038
No(s). 08-17309 (9th Circ. Dec 7, 2010)

The Ninth Circuit held that the CAA does not preempt a California air pollution district rule requiring development sites to reduce the amount of pollutants they emit. CAA Ā§209(e)(1) only preempts those standards or requirements relating to the control of emissions from "new" construction e...