Medford joins lawsuit against state climate rules

Medford City Hall Medford and a coalition of cities filed a lawsuit Monday to block new climate rules they claim will backfire and fuel more greenh...

November 26, 2022
3:30 AM

Medford City Hall Medford and a coalition of cities filed a lawsuit Monday to block new climate rules they claim will backfire and fuel more greenhouse emissions. The coalition of 13 cities and Marion County wants to delay implementation of Gov. Kate Brown's 2020 executive order known as 'Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities' that aims to reduce greenhouse gases in the state. The suit filed in the Oregon Court of Appeals seeks to put the rules on hold to devise better regulations that would accomplish the goal of creating more climate-friendly communities.

Damian Mann