Calif. Appeals Court Chucks Enviro Suit Against Builder

Law360, New York (July 11, 2011, 7:28 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Friday affirmed a win for a real estate developer whose 1,000-house construction project drew fire from green groups who argued that the builder and city of Rocklin, Calif., failed to adequately address environmental concerns.

The city approved Rocklin 650 Venture's project for an undeveloped area of the city known as Clover Valley in 2007, sparking legal challenges from the Clover Valley Foundation, Sierra Club and town of Loomis, which said that the city's environmental impact report was inadequate under the California...
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