Description: Challenge to approvals for logistics center project.
Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice v. City of Moreno Valley
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 09/23/2015 Petition for Writ of Mandate Download Petition for writ of mandate filed. Environmental Groups Mounted CEQA Challenge to Logistics Center. Five environmental groups commenced a lawsuit against the City of Moreno Valley, California, alleging that it failed to comply with CEQA when it approved the World Logistics Center Project. The groups alleged that the project would cover 2,610 acres and more than 40 million square feet, which would make the warehouse complex larger than Central Park in New York City. The groups alleged numerous procedural and substantive failures in the City’s CEQA review, including that the final environmental impact report (EIR) failed to analyze and mitigate mobile source greenhouse gas emissions based on the allegedly faulty premise that such emissions are capped by California law.