The U.S. Sues California Over Rogue Emissions Deal

The United States sued on Wednesday the state of California over its cap and trade emissions agreement with Quebec in Canada, arguing that only the federal government has competence to enter into or endorse agreements with foreign states or countries. The U.S. filed a civil complaint against the state of California, several of its officers, the California Air Resources Board, and the Western Climate Initiative Inc, the Department of Justice said.   “The state of California has veered outside of its proper constitutional lane to enter…