LA Port Businesses Sue To Halt $500M Rail Yard Project

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 2:34 PM EDT) -- A diverse group of businesses based at the Port of Los Angeles on Wednesday sued to stop a recently approved $500 million rail expansion project, alleging the city and the port violated the California Environmental Quality Act during the permitting process.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. initially proposed the Southern California International Gateway project, which is slated for a 185-acre site near the San Pedro Bay ports and will be able to handle about 2.8 million 20-foot containers by 2035, and the Los Angeles city...
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