Governor Clears Way for NFL Stadium Near L.A.

Exempts the proposed 75,000-seat facility from state environmental laws.

Last Updated: October 22, 2009 @ 11:45 AM

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill Thursday to help speed up construction of an NFL stadium in the San Gabriel Valley.

The legislation exempts the proposed 75,000-seat stadium from state environmental laws and is intended to hasten the planning process. The $800-million project by developer Ed Roski Jr. is planned near the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times.