California cap-and-tax to be challenged in court Aug. 28 reports:

Opponents of California’s landmark cap-and-trade system will get a chance Wednesday in a Sacramento courtroom to present their case.

Pro-business groups have sued the California Air Resources Board in two separate lawsuits over the state’s carbon allowances auction, which opponents say is an unconstitutional tax. Those cases, which include the California Chamber of Commerce and the Pacific Legal Foundation, along with a coalition of manufacturers and other businesses, will get a hearing tomorrow in Sacramento Superior Court.

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