Minn. Rail Passes Enviro Test, Still Needs Work: Judge

Law360, New York (January 27, 2011, 5:55 PM EST) -- A federal judge has said a light rail project in Minnesota meets the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act, but that agencies in charge should do more work to ease the project's possible economic impact on some neighborhoods.

Judge Donovan W. Frank of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota ruled Thursday that the "significant public benefits" of the project, which would link downtown Minneapolis to downtown St. Paul, weighed against an injunction, despite valid concerns raised about the potential for an unfair...
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