Burbank Wal-Mart's Construction Blocked Pending CEQA Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was temporarily blocked Thursday from developing a 153,000-square-foot store in Burbank, Calif., after locals lodged a California state court suit alleging the project should not have been awarded permits without further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.

Judge Robert H. O'Brien halted work from commencing on the project and ordered the city to suspend the retailer's permits, according to a written order on the motion for injunction. The suit, filed by three local residents, contends that the project does not meet proper...
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