SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) _ The California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state’s bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.

The justices decided Wednesday not to consider the appeal of a lower court ruling.

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The lower court allowed the $68 billion project to move forward despite questions about whether it complies with promises made to voters when they approved funding for it 2008.

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Plaintiffs from the Central Valley argued that the 3rd District Court of Appeal’s ruling in July undercut a century of legal precedent that requires the state to strictly comply with voters’ intent.

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