Wash. Groups Rail Against DOT's Approval Of Transit Project

Law360, Chicago (June 13, 2012, 2:37 PM EDT) -- Two Bellevue, Wash., community associations sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday, alleging that it improperly greenlighted the construction of a light rail project they say will displace businesses and damage nearby parks.

Building a Better Bellevue and Friends of Enatai are challenging the DOT's Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration decision that the July environmental impact statement for the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority's East Link Light Rail Project satisfied National Environmental Policy Act requirements. Sound Transit hopes to start construction on...
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