Calif. County Sued Over Green Light For Road's Public Use

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 4:51 PM EST) -- A group of residents sued a California county in state court Tuesday for making an allegedly back-room deal to open an emergency vehicle-only road to the public in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act and local land use laws.

The Tahoe Residents for Safe Transit and local homeowners contend opening the road, which links the 2,000-acre gated community of Martis Camp and a ski resort known as the Retreat-at-Northstar, to the public could dangerously increase the traffic on the narrow road by up to 30...
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