Calif. Skirts CEQA Suit Over $68B High-Speed Rail Plan

Law360, San Diego (February 28, 2013, 11:43 PM EST) -- A California state judge released a decision Thursday finding the state properly revised the environmental analysis of a segment of the $68.4 billion high-speed rail plan between Merced, Calif., and San Francisco, dismissing a 2008 suit by several cities alleging it violated the California Environmental Quality Act.

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny determined that the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s plans for using the Pacheco Pass to get trains to the Bay Area from the Central Valley and its proposal for a four-track full-build system in...
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