Calif. Court Nixes Santa Cruz Campus Expansion Enviro Report

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 2:08 PM EST) -- A California appellate court has vacated the city of Santa Cruz's certification of an environmental impact report for a local university's development plans after finding it misrepresented the project's purpose, according to a Tuesday opinion.

Siding with environmentalist group Habitat and Watershed Caretakers and reversing a lower court decision, the appeals court agreed that the EIR for the University of California, Santa Cruz's plans to expand its campus violated the California Environmental Quality Act by misrepresenting how approval of the project fit into an earlier and...
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