Injunction Against Burbank Wal-Mart Construction Tossed

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2013, 1:55 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Wednesday threw out a preliminary injunction blocking Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from developing a 153,000-square-foot store in Burbank, Calif., reversing a trial court judgment siding with locals who claimed the project failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act.

In a unanimous 20-page unpublished decision, a three-judge appellate panel ruled that Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert H. O’Brien erroneously found that the city and Wal-Mart would not be harmed by the injunction while the public would be harmed by...
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