Description: Challenge to environmental impact report for mixed use development project on grounds that it did not adequately discuss sea level rise.
Ballona Wetlands Land Trust v. City of Los Angeles
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 11/09/2011 Opinion Download Opinion issued. A land trust and several other parties challenged the certification of a revised environmental impact report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act concerning a proposed mixed-use real estate development. Among other things, the lawsuit challenged the EIR’s analysis of sea level rise from climate change. A state trial court dismissed the challenge. On appeal, the state appellate court affirmed, holding that the EIR adequately discussed the impacts of sea level rise from climate change.