No. A148993.

19 Cal.App.5th 465 (2018)

228 Cal.Rptr.3d 23

CITY OF LONG BEACH et al., Plaintiffs and Respondents; XAVIER BECERRA, as Attorney General, etc., Intervener and Respondent, v. CITY OF LOS ANGELES et al., Defendants and Appellants; BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY, Real Party in Interest and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Three.

January 12, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael N. Feuer , City Attorney, Janna B. Sidley and Joy M. Crose , Deputy City Attorneys; The Sohagi Law Group and Margaret M. Sohagi for Defendants and Appellants.

Klapach & Klapach and Joseph S. Klapach for The Los Angeles Coalition for the Economy & Jobs as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. , Kahn A. Scolnick , Daniel M. Kolkey ; Munger, Tolles & Olson, Benjamin J. Horwich , Usha C. Vance ; Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, Amrit S. Kulkarni , Julia L. Bond and Peter S. Hayes for Real Party in Interest and Appellant.

Reed Smith and Dennis Peter Maio for Regents of the University of California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Real Party in Interest and Appellant.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Mark E. Elliott and Kevin M. Fong for Association of American Railroads as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Real Party in Interest and Appellant.

Shute, Mihaly & Weinber, Rachel B. Hooper , Winter King , Susannah T. French ; Daniel P. Selmi ; Charles Parkin , City Attorney, and Michael J. Mais , Assistant City Attorney, for Plaintiff and Respondent City of Long Beach.

Kurt R. Wiese , Barbara Baird , Veera Tyagi and Mary J. Reichert for Plaintiff and Respondent South Coast Air Quality Management District.

David R. Pettit , Melissa Lin Perrella , Morgan Wyenn and Ramya Sivasubramanian for Plaintiffs and Respondents East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Coalition for Clean Air, Century Villages at Cabrillo and Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Johnson, Smith & Foy, Abigail A. Smith and Kimberly A. Foy for Plaintiffs and Respondents Coalition for a Safe Environment, Apostolic Faith Center, and Community Dreams, California Kids IAQ.

Chatten-Brown & Carstens, Douglas P. Carstens and Michelle Black for Plaintiff and Respondent Long Beach Unified School District.

Peterson Law Group, John S. Peterson and Stacy W. Thomsen for Plaintiffs and Respondents Fast Lane Transportation, Inc., California Cartage Company, Inc., Three Rivers Trucking, Inc., and San Pedro Forklift, Inc.

Sean B. Hecht and Julia Forgie for California Communities Against Toxics, California Safe Schools; Communities for a Better Environment, Del Amo Action Committee, Mothers of East Los Angeles and NAACP Wilmington-San Pedro as Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Respondent Fast Lane Transportation, Inc.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Sally Magnani , Assistant Attorney General, Sarah E. Morrison , Catherine M. Wieman and Brian J. Bilford , Deputy Attorneys General, for Intervener and Respondent.



Defendants City of Los Angeles et al.1 and real party in interest BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) appeal a judgment granting consolidated...

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