Enviro Group Seeks To Derail Wis. Highway Expansion

Law360, New York (June 7, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- An environmental group sued the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and two federal agencies in Wisconsin on Monday in an attempt to block a $140 million highway expansion project that would allegedly destroy farmlands and wetlands.

The state DOT, federal DOT and Federal Highway Administration did not fully consider the environmental impact and high costs of a plan to convert a two-lane road into a four-lane expressway, according to a complaint filed by 1000 Friends of Wisconsin Inc.

1000 Friends seeks an injunction barring any construction on...
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