Unions Sue LA Over Wal-Mart Project's Enviro Permits

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A pair of labor unions on Tuesday accused the city of Los Angeles of flouting state environmental laws by not turning over environmental impact notices concerning a proposed 33,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Store's Inc. retail location.

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 770 allege in California state court that the city and the L.A. Department of Building & Safety violated the California Environmental Quality Act by failing to disclose any notices of exceptions to the law that were granted...
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