San Francisco Defeats Enviro Challenge To Redevelopment

Law360, San Francisco (May 10, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday blasted two environmental groups' lawsuit claiming San Francisco's environmental review of a 22-parcel redevelopment flouted state laws, finding the city's assessment of the project was more than adequate and refusing to block it from moving forward.

In an exhaustive 47-page ruling, a three-justice panel upheld the San Francisco Superior Court's ruling denying the Coalition for Adequate Review and Alliance for Comprehensive Planning the writ of mandate and injunction they sought against the project on San Francisco's Market Street near Octavia...
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