Calif. High Court Snubs Challenges To 2 Wal-Mart Projects

Law360, San Diego (March 14, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. notched wins in separate environmental disputes over its development plans in California on Wednesday when the state high court let stand two rulings allowing the retail giant to move forward on a superstore expansion in Antioch and a new distribution center in Merced.

The California Supreme Court denied a petition for review by California Healthy Communities Network, a coalition of environmental and labor groups, after a California appeals court in November held that Antioch properly applied its development plan when it approved Wal-Mart’s...
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