LA Clears Path For Construction Of $1.5B NFL Stadium

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The city of Los Angeles gave the final thumbs-up Friday to kick off a $1.5 billion NFL stadium project spearheaded by Anschutz Entertainment Group, despite concerns over the company's looming sale and community push-back to the project's environmental review.

In two unanimous votes at a Friday hearing, the city council formally approved the project plan and certified its environmental impact report, paving the way for the massive entertainment venue to be built. The vote, however, came amid concerns that the project will negatively impact the community...
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