Green Groups Ask To Intervene In EPA Miss. Delta Suit

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 1:57 PM EST) -- Several environmental groups have asked to intervene in a lawsuit brought by Mississippi’s levee board against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, voicing support for the EPA’s veto of a Mississippi River flood control project.

The National Wildlife Federation, Mississippi Wildlife Federation and the Environmental Defense Fund filed a motion to intervene as defendants Thursday in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Mississippi. The motion is unopposed by both the levee board and the EPA.

“The proposed project is a disaster and the EPA...
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