Group Sues To Block $4.7B Alabama Beltline

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A conservation group filed suit Monday in Alabama to keep the state from moving forward with a $4.7 billion highway bypass, accusing transportation authorities of failing to conduct proper environmental analyses on the massive construction project.

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama by Black Warrior Riverkeeper Inc. claims that the Alabama Department of Transportation violated the National Environmental Policy Act by falling short of the thorough environmental impact evaluation necessary to pick the least costly and environmentally destructive...
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