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US Green Building Council LEED Certification and Accreditation Lawsuit Dismissed

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US Green Building Council LogoAn architect, an engineer, and a consultant sued the US Green Building Council in federal court in Manhattan. They claim that LEED building certification and professional accreditation is deceptive and violates racketeering, trademark, and consumer protection laws.

A few days ago, the judge hearing the case, Hon. Leonard B. Sand, dismissed the lawsuit in this order (PDF).