EIR For $4B LAX Overhaul Gets Prelim OK From City Council

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT) -- The Los Angeles City Council affirmed, on a second reading Tuesday, the contentious environmental impact report for a proposed $4.1 billion overhaul of the Los Angeles International Airport.

In a 10-2 vote, with two council members absent, the council approved a series of findings related to the Los Angeles World Airports project, this time with a technical amendment prepared by the city attorney that said no subsequent or supplemental EIR will be needed for the multiphase project. The divided vote and absent members prompted a procedural...
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