Beverly Hills Says LA Subway Project On The Wrong Track

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 4:57 PM EDT) -- The city of Beverly Hills launched a lawsuit Friday against the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, accusing the agency of refusing to delay environmental approvals for a 9-mile subway extension despite knowing about upcoming reports on the project's seismic risks.

The suit, filed in state court, alleged the agency known as Metro ignored requests to delay approval for a final environmental impact statement for the Westside Subway Expansion Project — a priority project that includes the development of seven new stations. Following the environmental approvals...
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