LA Council Certifies Enviro Report For $664M Project

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT) -- The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday certified the environmental impact report for a $664 million Hollywood apartment, hotel and office project, despite allegations that city staff had signed off on fraudulent information and that state agencies were investigating the developer's geological studies.

Council members approved the EIR certification in a unanimous vote, meeting a looming deadline at the month's end and pushing through a project that many proponents contend will revitalize the Hollywood area. The Millennium Partners and Argent Ventures LLC project, however, continued to...
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