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Future Baseline May be Used for CEQA Review of Long-Term Infrastructure Project

Posted in CEQA

In Neighbors for Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District ruled that in appropriate circumstances, projected future conditions may serve as an appropriate baseline for measuring a project’s impacts under the California Environmental Quality Act. The court disagreed with two controversial decisions from other appellate… Continue Reading