Calif. High Court Takes Up LA Light Rail Project Dispute

Law360, San Diego (August 10, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to weigh in on whether Los Angeles County improperly approved construction for a light rail line as part of a connection between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica by using future baseline data to determine potential environmental impacts.

The state high court granted a petition by California nonprofit Neighbors for Smart Rail after a lower appeals court earlier this year upheld the dismissal of the group’s challenge that the Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority should have assessed the project’s...
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