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California sued over Newsom-signed laws forcing companies to disclose greenhouse gas emissions

January 30, 2024

Via: Fox News

A coalition of business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a federal lawsuit against the State of California over its two recently-enacted laws forcing companies to disclose climate data.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleges that the laws violate the First Amendment, which prohibits states from “compelling a business to engage in subjective speech” and the federal Clean Air Act, which prevents states from regulating emissions in other states.

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