Description: Challenge to approval to build regional distribution center in the city.
Merced Alliance for Responsible Growth v. City of Merced
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 11/29/2012 Opinion Download Opinion issued affirming denial of petition. A community group challenged the City of Merced’s approval of a regional distribution center in the city boundaries. The petition alleged that the EIR prepared for the proposed project did not address the project’s impact on greenhouse gases and climate change. The state trial court dismissed the petition. On appeal, the appellate court affirmed, holding that that EIR adequately addressed these issues.