Enviros Sue To Block $3B Ind. Highway Project

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 2:35 PM EST) -- Two environmental groups have lodged a declaratory judgment suit that seeks to prevent the construction of the $3 billion I-69 highway project between Indiana cities Evansville and Indianapolis.

The Hoosier Environmental Council and Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads filed their suit Feb. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

They alleged that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and two agency officials violated the Clean Water Act and the Administrative Procedure Act by issuing a permit to dump about 216,000 cubic...
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