Description: Proceedings seeking access to judicial records concerning alleged fraudulent pollution credit trading scheme in California.
United States v. Sholtz
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 12/15/2009 Order Download Non-party motion to unseal documents partially granted. Two U.S. congressmen filed suit to unseal pleadings in a criminal case concerning an alleged fraudulent pollution credit trading scheme carried out in the context of the Southern California Regional Clean Air Incentives Market. According to the congressmen, they sought the information to aid in Congress’s consideration of federal cap and trade legislation and to shed light on the possibility of fraud in such a system. The court ordered the pleadings to be unsealed, but allowed the defendant to submit proposed redactions concerning private or privileged information. 11/23/2009 Memorandum Download Congress filed memorandum of points and authorities in support of their non-party motion to unseal pleadings.