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Environmental Laws Bypassed for California Stadium Project

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that allows developers of a planned football stadium in Southern California to bypass environmental laws and speed up the planning process.
October 22, 2009, 2pm PDT | Nate Berg
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The stadium is being planned in the City of Industry, about 15 miles east of Los Angeles.

"Developer Ed Roski Jr. wants to build an $800-million NFL stadium near the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways.

The legislation signed today would exempt the planned 75,000-seat stadium from state environmental laws. The bill is designed to speed up the planning process for the stadium."

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Published on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in Los Angeles Times
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