Calif. High Court: US Rail Law Doesn’t Categorically Pre-empt CEQA on Public Entity Projects – Lexology (registration)

Calif. High Court: US Rail Law Doesn't Categorically Pre-empt CEQA on Public Entity Projects
Lexology (registration)
803, which abolished the Interstate Commerce Commission, gives the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) exclusive jurisdiction to regulate the rail industry and generally pre-empts state laws such as CEQA from imposing environmental preclearance …