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News - July 13, 2012

High-speed-rail critics prepare for next chapter

Even with initial funding secured, California's embattled project faces major hurdles

by Gennady Sheyner

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week, when state lawmakers approved funding for the first construction phase. But the $68 billion project still has to pass through a gauntlet of legal, financial and political obstacles before it becomes reality.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be emailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.